The mother-in-law is in the house

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NIKON D70 - 1/320 sec, f5 at 31mm

The mother-in-law arrived today at midday as expected. Somewhat surprisingly on the plane and not on a broomstick.

Gone already is the normal asian, indian, middle eastern or other exotic (excluding American of course) cuisine we normally eat. Meat and 3 vege it is for us for the next week or so until she goes home.

Corned beef that's been boiled for 8 hours, mustard sauce, boiled cabbage and mashed spud is the quintessential old persons fare.

To make matters much worse, Gabba has gone out tonight and left me with the kids and the old crone. So I'm down here hiding in my man cave, hoping she doesn't set the house on fire. Or flood it. Or cause some other catastrophe while making her 15th cup of tea.

The Photo

It's Rik at I think the 7th tee at Formosa Country Club. Shot with an SB800 on the ground camera right at about 1/4 power. And some potatoshop, of course.

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Posted: Wednesday, 7 November, 2007 18:18

Captured: 2007:10:30 08:08:46

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  • Dude ... totally harsh! One of these days she's gonna read this and then she's gonna open a can of whoop ass on you :) Think I prefer the first photo of Rik.
    Gonzo - Wednesday, 7 November, 2007 19:45
  • No chance of her reading this. But Gabba does, and invariably she laughs. And which first photo of rik?
    Dave - Wednesday, 7 November, 2007 19:49
  • It's the 3rd tee, and I was on FIRE! The first photo of Rik was actually of my slightly better proportioned, but less co-ordinated brother, John, of Verde fame.
    Rik - Wednesday, 7 November, 2007 19:56
  • Bugger ... I meant the one posted, Tuesday, October 30, 2007, 7:10 pm
    Gonzo - Wednesday, 7 November, 2007 20:09
  • Too funny!
    Moz - Thursday, 8 November, 2007 7:24
  • my mother in law once nearly set the house on fire, we came home to find the laundry full of smoke as she had cleaned the fire out n put the hot ashes into a plastic bucket on the lino. Do you remember that?
    ma - Thursday, 8 November, 2007 15:58
  • I remember that. Crawford Rd.
    Dave - Thursday, 8 November, 2007 16:10
  • Dave was right, its the 7th tee. Par 3 up the hill. I think the first photo of "Rik" (AKA the much better looking and older brother John) is much better too.
    John - Friday, 9 November, 2007 12:25

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