Wednesday, November 07, 2007

if i had a fish ant

I took the day off today. I've been celebrating. Yesterday was Melbourne Cup Day - the day the nation apparently stops for a horse race. Giddy up.

I went to a BBQ at my cousin's place and out of everyone there I was the only one to back the winner. I got 2nd place too. So now I'm $200 richer and I wish I'd put $75 on horse #6, Efficient, instead of only $7.50. I'd probably be in Texas now if I had

5 Comments:

Blogger Wayward Son said...

Texas? Be careful what you wish for. Congrats on being a winner though needn't have bet on a horse to know that. Still, cash is nice, no?

November 08, 2007 2:51 AM  
Blogger Litzi said...

Hi Nash,
I’d rather have the nation stop for a horse race than create a holiday for the slaying and devouring of turkeys like we’re doing on the 22nd. The entire ordeal is macabre…

Congratulations for taking second place on the race and winning $200. Why Texas? Are you expecting an invite to el Presidente’s ranch in Crawford? It’s hot and dusty in The Lone Star State, pardner…giddy up! Whoa! And a High Ho Silver…

November 08, 2007 3:48 AM  
Blogger Marc said...

Oh God, dare I tell you you cannot make it on a horse from Australia to Texas?
See, even if they call it a continent, you still live on a big island...
Oh forget it, if the Croydon School System did not do their job, far be in for me to.

November 09, 2007 8:41 AM  
Blogger FireHorse said...

What did you take the day off from? Was it not a public holiday for Melbournians.

November 09, 2007 12:46 PM  
Blogger nash said...

Let's just say I have an interest in helping someone abscond from Texas...

Yes WS, cash is nice. It's just a pity it disappeared so darn quickly

Howdy Missy Litzi, I got FIRST and second place. Yee-harrrr!

Marc, whaddya mean I can't make it from here to there on a pony. Jeez. Are you sure???

Hi Firehorse, I took the day after Cup Day off. By the way, I'm looking for a horse who can get me to Texas. Can you help?

November 14, 2007 8:21 PM  

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