Wednesday, May 24, 2006

Li'l tings

So here I am again in the net cafe on a grungy ole pooter. Not a nice and sleek pooter like the last one I did get when I been here the other day.

On this other one them keys stick. The space bar stick. You got to jook them keys hard...type hhhhhard...to get tings going. Kinda like life in de turd world, yeah.

When I first arrive here I think, eh-eh, what a nice looking place. But on second and turd glance I can see the grunge grinning at me, baring he nasty teeth. And the room hot.

But I ain't complaining, no. Just thinking out loud.

Thinking bout the li'l tings that make a difference between not so good and good and really good.

Li'l tings.

That make life sweeter or sour-er.

Sweeter like the bottle o' bee vomit I buy yesterday. Neighbour deliver it at my gate, one bottle of golden light honey. She order it for me from a lady who know the Amerindians up the Pomeroon, which is two or three broad rivers away from here.

The honey not too cloying sweet. It just right. On crispy, crunchy toast with tea. Or with banana and crush-up peanuts.

Yeah, li'l things.

Like the thank you card from the 16 year old American gyal we give a gift to the other day. Who woulda think that a teen would send such a lovely card.

And the snail mail that I get today.

So when I done here, I gone home to sew again my lush wall-hanging, and then shower and write a snail mail too.

Darn. The net cafe hot. The grunge on the key board grinning at me. I ain't got my pooter back.

I better think more 'bout the li'l things I got to look forward to.

57 comments:

Caroline said...

GG - glad you got to a pooter even if it wasn't a great one. Hope your own will be back on line soon!

patsy said...

I have no idea what a pooter is but I am glad to see you posting. you have a very interesting blog. I enjoy reading your's ever time you post.I have some pictures of new baby bantie chickens if you like that sort of feathered fowl.

Mary said...

Those little things all add up. Stick with them. Before you know it you will have your pooter back.

Love honey on an english muffin.

Heimdallr said...

Hey GG Good to see that you are posting , sooo glad you have the cafe... :) Hope its only for a short while and that your own pooter's back soon
Sandy

Anna said...

Hope your computer is fixed soon...there's a whole world waiting for you to come back : )

Vita said...

You write beautifully.

Charles said...

Hope pooter is up and running soon so you can get back to being your old self again.

cadiz12 said...

for now, you can relish in the snail mail. i think oldschool correspondence is a dying art. so sweet that someone can still brighten your day that way. :)

DaveM said...

It is still nice to get letters via the post and hand written ones are always best, being more personal. But good to have you back posting again and whilst we enjoy your posts you enjoy your honey. Lets hope your very own pooter is soon fixed.

Ordinary Janet said...

I hope that you don't get so fond of the little things that don't require a computer that you don't want to come back here when the pooter comes home!

Zoomfreaky said...

Put a bit of 'honey' on the nasty pooter and the world tastes better with the sec. And eh...what is a snail mail?

Robin said...

Bee vomit,HAHAHA I will never be able to think of honey in quite the same way ever again!
I remember (decades ago when I was young) sitting in a cafe with a huge wasp, a queen perhaps flying around worrying everyone... then it had a poo! I didn't know they did that, not on the wing like birds anyway!
(mostly liquid but right in some poor souls tea)

Scratchie said...

This too will pass GG...hope it isn't too badly damaged.

kfm said...

dat keyboard sound like de wan my boss finish wid...wan ah he finga dem ah two ah me wan....an wen he do jook an chook..is baaaangggg...aaggaabbbbanggg...dat is how it duz sung an wen he dun wid dem..ah keybord bruk up

Ri said...

Bee vomit - lawda massy.

DCveR said...

Hope your pooter is repaired soon.
It's the little things in life that make the big differences. Have you ever read/heard the story of the salt love?

mig bardsley said...

Isn't that always the way! You get the problem fixed and another problem jumps on its back and comes riding up to your door!
Thank heavens for the little things :)

Reluctant Nomad said...

It's good to have you back. Did you fall in love while you were away? Win the lotto? Scratch an itch or two?

Sanaam said...

Hi gyal...love your posts..cheers me up a lot...you are so right..the small things do so much...like when the sun shines here in the north, in canada, it's miracles everywhere, you can actually see things...hope you get the pooter back soon..take care

bakannal time said...

hope dat ting gets fixed soon. bee vomit!? lol.

Zoomfreaky said...

Gee GG, really miss your voice on the net...when is that darn pooter gonna make us all happy again? Hope you are holding out ok. Good luck.

Heimdallr said...

Enjoy the li'l things GG but come back soon. I got a tag for you (and anyone else who cares to drop by) that I'd be very interested to hear your choices. Ten simple things in life that give you pleasure? So get that 'puter fixed and and come see me GG.
Sandy

Jdid said...

hang in there, i share your pain at not having your puter but it will be back..soon i hope

PI said...

Just got back from Cornwall and so pleased to find you again. Nothing worth having is easy...and so it goes.
Pooters! Can't live with them - can't live without them!
xoxoxox

R2K said...

Love the new computer smell...

Ordinary Janet said...

no GG yet?? Miss you!

bakannal time said...

jus checkin.

Robin said...

just passing by *waves*, back soon

DaveM said...

Like the rest just checking to see how you are........GG if the pooter is not fixed soon we will have to have a whip round and see what we can do.

Missing your postings.

Anna said...

Come back GG! Sigh.

kfm said...

the pootah still down...she will be back asap...or will go to another grungy place to check in..she is well and doing okies

Sarah said...

I'm wondering if real time is proving too appealing for you? Are you physically writing, pen to paper!?! Hope everything sorts itself soon!

Stunner said...

That copmuter is in some terrible shape! How long it tek yuh fi write dis post?

HHMM, I couldn't tell when last I had a tablespoon of some good thick dark honey.

watersprite said...

Hey Guyana - salams. I think me is back too and you are the first blog I check. :) Sorry to hear about your computer, but if you look at the net cafe experience in a different light, you may actually enjoy it - heat and jammed keys...lol

I love the bit about lil things, the are always worth more than the really big ones.

PI said...

GG: have you ever felt a little bit of wet on your cheek when you're outdoors? That's bee's pee. Just saying!

R2K said...

I need to send you a laptop : )

Caribbean Colors said...

My Puter's been behaving badly lately too, can't get into email sometimes, sometimes it just beep beep beeps on me. I spent all of yesterday evening running diagnostics on it, fixed a few things, but still its not acting right. I feel for ya GG!

E. Brown said...

i know about the li'l things.., at times they can make or break you... i think they're breaking me at the moment, but they seem to be giving you a second wind... Even when things are at their worst, you make the best out of the situation!

Hayden said...

you sure you're not hiding out and watching TV? Hope you are back soon, missing your posts.

Anonymous said...

GG, i have it on good authority that you're actually a Male, congrats on your site.
- Vegemite on toast

kfm said...

Hullo everyone...a lil update on GG..who is very female, my sister...says hello. She is doing well, sewing, and other things, the pooter is still in the shop..waiting for a part, which hopefully, will be in tomorrow. Also she says to tell you she is like a donkey without its bray...hahahaaa....thats funny....she misses you all and will catch up will yall soon...byeeee...

cadiz12 said...

miss you GG!!

bakannal time said...

dis is unbeeleevable! dis is an owtrage! dis is...dis is...(sigh) Oh GG...

Ordinary Janet said...

looking forward to your return, GG!

Robin said...

Thanks for the up-date kfm, give her our fondest regards, ooooh! I can't wait till she gets her bray back, all those bottled up posts un-corked!

Theblonde said...

Just popped by to check, just in case........missing ya...

DaveM said...

Again like all the others just checking in and hoping you have lots to tell us when you return. Soon I hope.

Zoomfreaky said...

See you soon GG...

bakannal time said...

*sigh*

kfm said...

no word yet on the pootah, will speak with her on Sunday...will tell her you are all waiting for her to return...regards

mig bardsley said...

Just popped in to check...still no Guyana Gal. It's ok as long as it's just a broken pooter and not a broken person. Thanks KFM for update.

bakannal time said...

sighs again

PI said...

Good girl KFM. Give her our love please.

*~mad munky~* said...

hope you're back soon :o) xx

Robin said...

cooee *waves* just passing, back soon

dawn said...

Hey G.G
Oh, it's like October and we drove through a snow storm here yesterday in NH - it's in the mountains and what we call the notch and so anything, anytime, but funny thing - drove through it and 10 minutes later, just another nice fall day down the road.

Hope you got the email re: the article. Having me email problems myself. Got new puter, dsl, etc. and configured the darn thing, and I don't seem to be getting emails except from the spammers. heh. or it could be that nobody loves me. frown. go figure. Anyhoo, I take it something is up with your computer. guyana got them internet cafes? wow. I did not know that, but I suppose they are everywhere in the world, eh? Hope yours is back soon. Will be back to visit ya once I finish with Nov's issue. Have a grand day and all. dawn

dawn said...

G.G.
Hee. Hee. I responded to a May Post. funny. I did a search for you on my new computer and that post came up. Thinking it was timely, I responded to it. Then I thought, wait a minute, maybe it is old and sure enough, it was. ha. ha. funny. going to read your front page.