Brown is totally the color to go with Kyna. All kinds of food causes Gout. For me it wasn't shell fish but all the deli meat I carried around I my jumper for those snake emergencies. Those were all some shade of brown. But it wasn't too bad for me. One week between boo boo and happy toe. Anti-inflamatories and I was fine.
But I attribute that to cutting out massive amounts of sugar and salt and perservatives from my diet after getting the scary type 2 diabetes diagnosi a couple of months earlier and some medication to regulate my glucose levels. Who knew?
I also don't enjoy the way my doctor makes me guess what I think is wrong with me before he nods in agreement. Who did all the studying for medical school? Me or him? Why don't I have his sweet parking space? What the do I need him for but to push me pharmaseudicals? I swear if I had a perscription pad I would be free from his insane South African ideas that suffering from something that deprives you of what you like to eat is a good thing. His signature is also just a slightly curvy line. Any two year old could fake it. If I remember he went on some crazy rant about how everyone in North America eats too many TOMATOES. What the hell is with all the tomatoes is all he could say over and over again. I answered him that people like tomatoes and he became indignant with me and said "No they don't!"
Clearly at that point I have nothing productive to add to the conversation. But I do enjoy the fact that he is young and dynamic and will live for 200 yrs. I take great joy in the fact that he will be miserable because people won't agree with him about the tomatoes and would gladly trade all those BLTs for a good 70 years of extra life on this dreary planet.
So why do I stay? It's my canned answer - his ennui is delicious to me.
He works nearly all the time so I can see him at a moments notice. All the visits and treatments are free as are the meds. Yeh I know. Fricken SOCIALISM!
I have to admit to also just ADORING how brutally efficient but equally miserable his unit of blond Aryan Super Nurses are.
I forever stand vigilant to protect this planet from the myriad of forces that are always against us. Be it the octopus, zombies, aliens or the robots my team of human agents, and our feline allies, circle the globe in a never ending struggle for human freedom.
I learn all I can on every subject that interests me. I especially enjoy ancient history because in the past there are valuable lessons to be found. Also, if I ever get my time machine to work properly, it would be good to know a bit about possible destinations and what to expect when I get there.
I greatly appreciate beautiful design. Be it manufactured or found naturally I am fascinated by the process of invention. I am attracted to the unique, the strange, the haunted. I like to share what I find on this blog.
And not let us forget the 'Cephalopod Menace' who, if allowed to, would wrap their tentacles around all that is good and pure in this life and crush it until it remained no more. They are creatures of pure spite. Hate is all they know. Death is all they do. They are our most ruthless and determined enemy.
So we fight. Selena has the celebrity contacts, the cat is ruthless and without pity, Roosevelt's ghost has the experience and I do the wetwork.
Fighting for the future of the planet doesn't have to be a chore, however. We can take the time to appreciate all that is cool in this world even as we cut the octopus into bite sized chunks.
This is the reason there has always been and must forever be, a Cave of Cool. Be sure to wipe your feet before you enter.