Thursday, November 27, 2008

What Thanksgiving is to me

It's a day to hit the lakes to catch some big ass trout and not see another living soul.
And that's where I'd be right now if I wasn't so fucking sick. Seriously, my head is so congested it feels like it's going to explode, my throat feels like sandpaper, my nose is running like a faucet (good thing I have a mustache to catch it) and my stomach is so upset that I seriously doubt I'll be able to keep my Thanksgiving BLTs (mmmm, bacon) down.
And I have to work a full shift tomorrow in order to get paid for today.

8 comments:

Sandra said...

You poor guy. Thanksgiving should be spent with family and friends. You really don't have anyplace to go, do you?

wirecutter said...

Nope.
Like I said, I'm too sick to make an hour drive up to New Melones, much less fish in a 50 degree rainshower.
But I'll be all right by Sunday, I think.
Thanks for your concern.

LulaBelle said...

I'm sorry you're sick. I hope you get better by tomorrow-maybe you can fish this weekend?

wirecutter said...

Thanks, LulaBelle.
I do plan on going this weekend. It's still just a bit early for the big ass trout to come up from the deep water, but what the hell, it doesn't bother me if I don't catch anything.

Deb said...

Oh no! Sick!! Ewww!!

I hope you feel better tomorrow so you can at least go to work and get paid for today. Working for a living sucks, doesn't it? Gets in the way of fishing.

wirecutter said...

Oh, I'm going to work even if I'm on my deathbed. No way in hell am I not going to get a free day's pay from the Company.
And yes, it does suck having to work for a living. I'm still pissed at my Dad for not being filthy rich.

Ride Fast said...

That just flat out sucks. Hope you feel better soon and get some quality fishing time in.

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