While traveling with my Dad back home to Tennessee, we stopped in at a Waffle House near Lake Park, Georgia I think. I got some eggs and hash with mushrooms and cheese, along with their trademark coffee. It was quite enjoyable, and not bad for a first meal there (yes, that’s the first time I ate there!)
I’m in the middle of Florida in yet another foray. A/C is holding, I have a spiffy DSLR with me to use this time around, and I get to take a detour and trek through the middle of the Everglades this time around. For some reason, this scene reminds me something out of an older 90’s anime, don’t know quite why.
I was sleeping when I Dad woke me up, asking me if there was a gas station nearby. I check the GasBuddy app on my phone to be greeted by this. I had to screenshot this to show proof of this gas station; I’ve never heard of it before despite traveling here previously, and it was only because of that app that I now know of its existence.
The name itself gave me a good laugh. I’m not sure what El Cheapo sells, but they’re pretty low, considering the rest of the prices. But too bad, Sunoco has you beat.
**Technical note: the metadata on the screenshot shows 2:52AM, even though the actual screenshot says 3:52AM. This is because of Daylight’s Saving Time, and I’ll be sticking with the shown time for consistency.
The byproduct of pulling almost-all-nighters with classwork? Eating cereal at 3PM in the afternoon when you wake up.
I always mix the copycat Captain Crunch Cereal with something else, usually like bran flakes or in this case, rice crispers. At least I’m not getting a whole bowl of sugar that way, and some more nutrition and bran is added to my diet.
This was an interesting dish I got to munch earlier today; and it felt even more rewarding since I cooked most of it myself!
The main dish was tuna pasta salad; yeast flakes, onions, mayo and canned tuna. Veggies were a bag of mixed beans n’ potatoes that you’d microwave in a bag. And the chicken side is just Wing Dings from Walmart.
Pretty good afternoon lunch if I would say so myself.
This isn’t the first time I’ve seen this vehicle here. I don’t know who it belongs to or why someone from the Bristol Motor Speedway is at the Millenium center, but it was an interesting sight if anything else. Luckily for me I snapped a picture of it before heading home.
My sister got her room remodeled a little bit, and part of what she did was get a portion of her room painted with the “markerboard paint”. I got to try it a little, and decided to put this fantastic piece out with one of the markers.
Even though I’m in DIGM now, it always feels like science doesn’t get a fighting chance. I got inspired to make a motivational poster for people to actually like science and keep their heads on logically. I might’ve been doing digital art, but I was probably the only one around that still wanted to do things with science and a telescope.
Maybe when my skills get better, I’ll revisit this concept again and do a proper piece. Only time will tell.
This was a pretty spiffy meal, working out great for a cold December morning back when I was home at ETSU. Cream of mushroom soup, fried red kidney beans, coffee and toast. With the stuff I’m eating while at school, this was a welcome change.
As I’m on a Mass Effect 3 kick at the moment, I found myself doing this when I went to McDonalds the other day. French fries Normandy SR-2! Don’t think anyone did that one as yet; what say you, Bioware?
I love my new tablet. It’s like I’m living a century in the future. I don’t need to carry my laptop everywhere.
But sometimes it gets bugs. And when it loses the Internet connection, strange things happen. As with here.
I would think with such temperature ranges, we’d all be dead by now. -_-;;