Coocooning

August 2nd, 2020

Today will be a good day. Happy Mio Monday everyone.

27/7 2020

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Good goat times today. Quite lovely, almost like summer. There was a little weird vibe when I first got there, though. The goats were bleating at me, but it took some time for them to come over. And then when Mia made it over she didn’t want any treats. Neither paste nor raisins. That’s very unusual. And then I foudn there was a big, heavy rock lying in front of the gate. Which is weird because there’s a lock on the gate. I hope no one has been trying to mess with the goats. I don’t know. I managed to move the rock and get in and once I loaded up the fresh greens in the big hayholder Mia got eating and after she’d had greens she was suddenly happy to get treats again. I’d been gone for a week because of everything that’s been going on (more news on that later) so maybe she just had to.. get readjusted to me. Haha. There was also a guy walking past the goat pen with a dog almost right in front of me when I got there, the dog may have freaked them out some. Who knows. But things were quickly back to normal and it was just so good to sit in the sun with my lovebugs.
We had nice visitors too. There was a couple with a young boy and they were from California! Unfortunately I did not get to talk to them, even though I really wanted to. Damn this social phobia. Sigh. If only I felt as much at ease with humans as with goats… but I did hear them talking to one of the playground workers. They were from Pasadena. I think they said they lived here, but I’m not sure if they have actually moved to Denmark or if they meant they were living here for the vacation or something like that. They seemed very vacationy. They were talking to the playground worker about attraxctions and places they could go see. Only stuff within a 30 kilometer range though, because they went everywhere on bikes. I was finally starting to work up the courage to talk to them when they decided to leave. Their kid ddn’t want to go, he was having so much fun getting leaves for the goats. But apparently there was another playground that they wanted to visit. The mom said they’d have to come back for their bikes later so he could see the goats again then. They didn’t come back before I left though. I wanted to tell them that I have friends in California and that there are people all over the world following the goats on Facebook. They seemed to really like the goats so I thought they’d get a kick out of that and maybe want to check in there too. But oh well. Maybe they’ll come back to see the goats another time and I’ll get the chance to talk to them. They seemed really nice.
27/7 2020

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Lily! What.. . what the .. what are you doing?!
Haha. She started scratching the ground like they do when they sit down. Then she starated grinding her head against something on the ground, a root I think. And then.. she flopped over on her back and started wailing her legs around. That’s it Lily, you’ve had enough goatnip.

27/7 2020

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At least now we know what it’s like to live in a Sharknado movie.
Except, instead of sharks and tornados it’s… Trump and pandemic.
27/7 2020

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Here’s some more Lily rolling. Definitely gotta change the locks on the liqour cabinet.
Also, maybe rethink whether having a liquor cabinet in the goat pen is a good idea in the first place.

27/7 2020

And on the homefront… more good news. Mom is expecting to be allowed to go home tomorrow. Looks like they got her kidneys going and everything is looking good. So that’s a huge relief. Let’s hope that’s a happy ending on that front. And then we need dad to get back in painfree state. And then cure the pandemic and we’re good. Thank you everyone keeping me sane, relatively. The Gorg-Henriksens appreciate it.
– love, Junior Gorg-Henriksen
27/7 2020

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Today will be a good day. HappY Yogi daY everyone.

28/7 2020

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Rest in peace Bent Fabricius-Bjerre, A wonderful musician and composer. One of the greats here. If you’re Danish and over the age of.. I don’t know, 20? There’s pretty much zero chance you’d never heard at least one of his compositions for movies or tv or else. Extremely productive, proficient and popular, and by all acounts a wonderful person.

28/7 2020

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Family update. Well, my mom didn’t make it home today. Apparently she was having some kind of twitchy feeling and they want to make sure there are no problems. But the kidney stuff is fine i guess and she’s hoping to come home tomorrow.
My dad seems to be doing a little better too. He’d been talking about expecting to have to have another operation, but now he says he doesn’t think so after all. Apparently physiotherapy and massages have been helping. They think he’s overworked his hip. So hopefully time and care will take care of it.
And that’s today’s report from the Henriksens, your family forced upon you by me.
28/7 2020

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Thanks for being part of our family.

28/7 2020

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Today will be a good day. Happy Hump Day everyone.

29/7 2020

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Welp. I was planning to go fix my parents’ computer and then go see the goats. But this morning I was feel a bit nauseated and dizzy. Not horribly so but… these days it’s easy to talk yourself into feeling deathly ill… I’m already feeling a bit better I think, I probably could have gone without a problem. I’m sure i’m fine. But with everything that’s been going on I guess it’s better to be safe than sorry. So i’m going to go to bed early and just dream it all away. Hopefully there’s no problem.
I’m off to look up hypochondria in the dictionary.
29/7 2020

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Good goat times today. Had a long, beautiful dreamwalk yesterday and felt well enough today to head out. I’m not sure I’m feeling 100%, but close enough. First stopped off at my parents and looked at their computer. Was able to fix some of the problems, but there’s still some stuff I need to look into. But at least they can use their computer well enough now. Then off to to the goats. Grey and windy, but at least only a handful of raindrops. Peak Danish summer. But at least the company is great. Those fuzzy furballs. They sure kept me busy today.. but I’ll write about with picture aid later. Hope you’re all doing alright out there.
30/7 2020

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Hey what’s this?! Yes, the goats are back in the goat pen again. Makes sense, the summer holiday is almost over and the horses will likely be back soon.
I must say, I’m almost a little sad about it. I enjoyed hanging out in the horse field. The goats had all that space (even if they rarely actually used that much of it). I loved seeing them come running in the morning. Running back with them to give them breakfast greens. Visitors coming along the fences. And in general I just don’t like change haha. I remember the good old days when the goats could freely pass between theh orse field and goat pen. Those were the days.. mental images of blisteringly hot summers with Mia, grandma and Yogi… Sigh.
Of course it’s the company that matters. We’ll have fun in the goat pen too. It feels pretty cramped now, not just because we’re used to the big field. Also because it’s overgrown with weeds and long grass, and some of the stuff in the pen has been moved by the construction work. I’ll have to do a little bit of cleaning up I think, although some of the things I won’t be able to move. Big rocks and stuff. Well we’ll see. Home is where the heart and goats is.

30/7 2020

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Slightly concerned about the rise of corona infections in Denmark. I don’t think it’s alarming yet, and there are still very few deaths. But the numbers are rising. The summer holiday is almost over, I think in a week or two. I don’t even know what the plans are for the schools here, if they’re going to open as normal or what kind of precautions they’re taking. We’ve been doing very well here, I hope people aren’t thinking it’s all done iwith. For all the stuff I say about wearing your dang masks, Americans, I have to admit.. I don’t want to wear a mask. I will of course, if they tell us we have to. But I understand not wanting to wear a mask. I hope we won’t have to.
Ugh. I was thinking about this all earlier today, and then I go to twitter and I see that Herman Cain fucking died of the corona virus. He attended a Trump rally without wearing a mask, now I don’t know if that’s where he got the virus. But that’s fucking nuts.
Also, I just got a package from China… no, not one of the mysterious seed packages that people are apparently getting from China. It’s something I ordered on amazon. It’s been underway for like a month. The virus can’t live that long right… maybe I’ll just keep the package quarentined for a bit…
What a forking nutty time to be a life.
Rip Herman Cain. I do not have a lot of positive stuff to say about that guy, but it’s still nuts and sad. Pandemic isn’t a joke.
30/7 2020

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Hey what’s this? I though the goats were back in the goat pen? This isn’t the goat pen?
Yeah, the goats escaped. It’s been so long since we were in the goat pen that I forgot I had to secure the lock on the gate. If I just close it then they can push it open. So I got to spend 30ish minutes chasing goats. Haha. The hard part about catching a goat is that once you catch a goat, the 5 others run off. You can’t leave the gate open and as soon as you open the gate to put one goat in, the other ones do their best to run back out. Eventually all six of them ran out here to the open area and beyond. I toyed with the idea of just staying out with them like we used to do… but I haven’t gotten the go-ahead to do that. Eventually I said fork it and I picked up Milo and carried him back in the pen, figuring I’d just end up picking them up one by one and carrying them all back to the pen. And then renting a forklift to carry Mia I guess… but once I carried Milo back the others came running back with us. Thank goat for flock mentality.
It was fun, and some visiting kids got to pet the goats and see them up real close. But it also was a little hard on my worn physique. My back is pretty hurting now. Oh those goats will be the life and death of me.

30/7 2020

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And from the homefront, my mother is now back home from the hospital! There are still some concerns, I think she’s low on calcium and something else. But she’s good enough that they sent her home. So that’s really good. Hopefully that’s the end of that issue and now we just need dad to get back to better health and then everything’s fine, it’s not like 2020 could have anything else in store tra la la!
30/7 2020

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Mr Robot – Proxy Authentication Required
Lost – The Constant
Person of interest – If-Then-Else
Counterpart – Twin Cities
Twin Peaks – Gotta Light?
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A selection of my most favourite outstanding brilliant episodes of dramatic TV, thanks for asking.
PS. Gosh I miss Lost. I don’t think any show will ever give me that feelings again.

30/7 2020

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Alright, alright. Goat content. Here’s a photo from the great escape. Of course the goats went right for the carefully planted greenery. Grass and leaves are tasty, but it’s even tastier if it’s something planted by the humans with the intent of caring for it and letting it grow. Mmmm, destruction of property!

30/7 2020

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Today will be a good day. Here’s Vanilje from 2007.

31/7 2020

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Mia’s back on her perch.

31/7 2020

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Today will be a good day. Here’s Bruce from 2014.

1/8 2020

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Hearing a baby cry. Not sure if ghost or neighbours.
Maybe my neighbours ARE ghosts dun dun duuun. Although I’m not sure ghosts are physical enough to accomplish all that stomping on the floors..
1/8 2020

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Denmark has had its coldest July in 22 years. So I haven’t just been imagining it. The forecast for the next week looks pretty good though. Maybe August will be hotter.
1/8 2020

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goatlog

1/8 2020

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I used to think, as birds take wing they sing through life so why can’t we?

1/8 2020

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Even the big pile of branches has been overgrown by weeds.

1/8 2020

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Don’t forget to wear a mask on your butt when you fart in public #2020
1/8 2020

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I guess Nuller just told a good joke. Or maybe I shouldn’t be allowed to selfies.

1/8 2020

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1/8 2020

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Steamy latenight Lasse+ premiium content. This is how you sexily climb a fence. I hope you have a fan ready to cool yourself down after watching this.
2/8 2020

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Today will be a good day. Happy Funday everyone.

2/8 2020

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Rest in peace Wilford Brimley. I loved that guy. So cool, so funny, so great. I am one of the 1.5 people in the world who unironically love the Ewok movies. He was in an Ewok movie! For that alone I love him. Also all the other stuff. From Ewok movies to Craig Ferguson’s diabeetus impressions, and everything in between. Just his name. Wilford Brimley. Can’t say that without a smile on my face. Well, today is the exception perhaps. But what a legend.
Wish I’d listened to him about the diabeetus when I was younger…

2/8 2020

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Sweet lil Lily.

2/8 2020

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That’s all for now.


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The Ups And Downs

July 26th, 2020

Today will be a good day. Happy Mio Monday everyone.

20/7 2020

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Sending a hello from my dad as well, he appreciates that you’re all thinking of him. He’s been able to get his mri moved up from July 31st to this week instead, so that’s good. It sounds like he’s expecting to have to go through another round of surgery. Hopefully it will be soon and succesful. Thank you all fort he positive thoughts.
20/7 2020

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Lily found a nice spot to rest. This is like me camping out in front of the pizza place waiting for it to open.

20/7 2020

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“fun” fact, as a little Danish boy I’d play with toy guns with my pals. We’d play ‘war’. Or we’d play Miami Vice, starting with deciding who was Crockett and who was Tubbs. And I guess everyone else were the bad guys, I don’t remember. It’s weird to think of now. But hey, it didn’t stop me from growing up to be an uber pacifist. I’d rather grow up with toy guns everywhere than with real guns everywhere.
Also, the Miami Vice game on the Commodore 64 was the worst pile of stinking sh

20/7 2020

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Can you just imagine what would happen if a Democrat president said “I’ll have to wait and see” when asked if he’d accept the results of the coming election? Can you just imagine.
Or if pro-grun NRA demonstraters were grabbed off the streets by federal agents in unmarked vans. Jiminy crickets. You’d have people on Facebook demanding an armed militia taking over the white house.
I saw a post a couple of days ago, apparently from don jr’s fb page, with a picture showing various european flags with the caption “uses metric system” next to them and then the US flag with the caption “Been to the moon” next to it. I just had to laugh. Yeah, you’ve been to the moon. In the 70s. Right now you’re one of the countries doing the worst in a global pandemic. You can’t even get your fucking citizens to wear a mask and stay out of disney land. I kinda wanted to be snarky and ask for the image to be reposted but just with the added corona death toll numbers next to the caption. See how well you’re fucking doing compared to Europe then. But na, that’d be mean. And death toll isn’t funny. It’s not like I’m happy that America is run disastrously poorly and people are dying because of it. I may say bad shit about america, but I do love you. As indicated by the Miami Vice post below. Growing up America was a big deal to us in Denmark. It was the coooool place, with the cool movies and tv and music. These days the world is smaller and things go from America to Denmark instantly. BAck when I was a kid you had to wait 6 months or a year or more for things to get from America to us. America was the place you looked up to. Not because you landedo n the moon in the 70s though. What a weird thing to brag about whne your society is failing to live up to basic scientific advice and precautions. If you sent astronauts to the moon today they’d probably refuse to wear a helmet.
Boggles the fucking mind.
21/7 2020

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Nuller on the front page.

21/7 2020

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Today will be a good day. HappY Yogi daY everyone.

21/7 2020

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Good goat times today. Glad I got out. Everything is better with goats. The weather wasn’t too bad. A few raindrops in the morning, but some good sun later on. Temperatures just below 20C/68F which isn’t amazing, but good to be comfortable.
It looks like we have a new room mate for the goats. The duck! Quack quack. He was in the horse field when I got there. And there were little water and food bowls for him in half-roof shelter. I’m curious if he gets along with the goats upclose. That place is the only place that gives real shelter when it rains. I wonder if duckman wants to be in that small space with 6 big goaties. He doesn’t like being too close to me. He waddles away whenever I approach. Do ducks mind rain? I don’t even know. Anyway, the more the merrier. Ducks and goats in the horse field, oh my.
We had some sweet visitors at the fence too. There was a grandmother, I believe, with a couple of kids. We talked a little. One of the things I very often hear from visitors is “oh you have treats for them!”. People always enjoy watching me give treats to the goats. And the goats enjoy it too.
21/7 2020

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Uncle Treatbag! What are you doing!? You’re on the wrong side of the fence!
I jumped over the fence and took a look at the goat pen. The goats were a little disturbed since they were unable to follow.
The grass is growing quite tall in the goat pen now. I think the goats will enjoy it when they go back in there, whenever that’ll happen.

21/7 2020

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The real reason I jumped into the goat pen was to grab some of the old christmas trees from the big pile of branches. I figured the goats could use some new stuff to play with. They still like to nibble on those trees, though I can’t imagine there’s anything still edible on them. But they’re great for sharpening your horns on. Something to play around with.

21/7 2020

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Duck! Here’s our new roommate. The goats didn’t seem interested or bothered in him. They don’t like the chickens and hens, but that’s probably because they squawk and flap their wings and move around. Duckman doesn’t say much and mostly just sits still. Or waddles calmly around. I think he’s an old duck. Also, I don’t know if it’s a he or she, but I want to watch Duckman again so

21/7 2020

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Dance, my pretties.

21/7 2020

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Today will be a good day. Happy Hump Day everyone.

22/7 2020

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Help help he’s suffocting me aaargh

22/7 2020

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Wishing a happy birthday to my mother today. Not exactly the greatest birthday with how things are going. I think she’s doing a little better, but still not great. And my dad is doing worse, he says he can barely move around now. In a lot of pain. Hopefully they’ll find out what’s wrong with him tomorrow when he goes in for the checkup and mri. No party today.
22/7 2020

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Here are some more shots of the duck. I’m not sure if any of you can identify if it’s a guy or gal. Not that it matters too much.

22/7 2020

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Want to see a little video from my neighbourhood? It’s in Danish, so you won’t be able to understand much of it. But you can see the “golden gate”. That’s where they knocked down part of one of the residential blocks and put a road right through it. And I happen to live in the block right next to that.

22/7 2020

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Today will be a good day. Here’s Ping and Pong from 2016.

23/7 2020

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Alright, a family health update. Thanks for tuning into Henriksen’s Anatomy. General Høspitål. I don’t know.
Anyway. My dad’s back from the hospital. Got his mri and checkup. No results yet, we’ll have to wait a couple of days or 3 or 4. So, we’ll see.
Meanwhile, my mother has now been admitted to the hospital. She’s been throwing up and having diarrhea and her blood sugar has been too low and all sorts of stuff. So with all that’s been going on they thought it was better for her to go and stay at the hospital so they can take care of her and hopefully find out exactly what’s wrong and get her to feeling better. Dad says he doesn’t think it’s anything serious, but better safe than sorry and he’s not exactly in a good shape to take care of her right now.
So yeah. That’s fun, huh? I sure am glad Denmark is doing really well when it comes to the corona situation. Hopefully none of this has anything to do with any of that. But it’s hard not to worry. And if we’d been living in America I would probably have been panicking. And off to sell a kidney to afford the hospital bills or something, if my understanding of US health care is halfway correct.
Meanwhile I think I’m doing a littel better physically, but I’m having trouble sleeping for more than a couple of hours at a time and my anxiety and depression is coming in hard at times and I’m putting on weight because I’m eating unhealthily. But you know. It’s like they always say. “This is a great time to start reading a Stephen King story about the world collapsing”.
Thanks for listening.
23/7 2020

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My mother has acute kidney failure. So that’s not good. Probably because she was lackign fluids? Good thing she went to the hospital. My dad was saying that he was still hoping she’d be back home in 4-5 days. I guess that all depends on whether they get her kidneys going again. Otherwise she’ll be needed dialysis/transplant, like Peter had.
Thanks everyone for the support. I apprecite it. We all do. I am going to be shutting down the facebook in a minute and going to bed early because I can’t function right now. So if my upstairs neighbours could stop drilling with the loudest drill of all time, that’d be swell. Just swell.
Love you loves.
23/7 2020

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Hello world. How are you? Not much new here. Mom still in the hospital, they’re still doing their best to fix her up. She’s in the best hands, I know. Not much to do but wait and hope for the best. Thank you everyone for the support. I am glad I have a support system here. I appreciate you’re thinking of us.
Hope you’re all doing alright out there. I know the whole world is a mad house. I barely have the attention span or energy or clarity to do anything other than read reddit posts and watch youtube videos. It’s tkane me literally 3 days to watch 40 minutes of the new 30 Rock special. Not because I’m not liking it, but because even watching a TV show kind of is more than I’m capable of. I feel like I’m an old overused battery, even when fully charged I still get deflated after 20 minutes.
I don’t know. One day at a time I spose. Here comes Friday.
24/7 2020

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Think goat thoughts

24/7 2020

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Person. Man. Goats. Camera. Treats.

25/7 2020

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I feel like someone shook me and everything in my head got jumbled and now my brain is scrambled eggs.
Seriously though, I still occasionaly find myself having to think about how to do something that used to just be second nature. We all have these things we’ve done a thousand times that we just do without thinking about them. I feel like I have to relearn some of those things. I think my brain go fried a little that morning when I woke up with my tongue chewed up and my whole body aching. I feel like I’ve just been running out the clock since then, adrift with no purpose.
Well whatever. No substantial news about the other goings ons right now.
25/7 2020

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Here’s a little Milo distrationc

25/7 2020

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A new family health update. And hey, just for a change this time it’s good news, fairly so at least.
My mother’s condition is improving. Her kidney numbers (which I believe is the correct scientific term) are getting better. So that’s really really good. Let’s hope it continues this way. She’s not back to normal. But that was the big question, whether her kidneys were gone or whether they’d be able to get them going again. Seems like they are working. Not full speed, but so far so good. Dad said if it continues in this direction she might be able to come home some time next week. So I’m crossing all my fingers for that. I’m sure lots of things could still go wrong. But good news are better than bad news.
As for my dad, he’s been out walking quite a bit today, visiting mom and all, and he says that’s he’s doing ok. He’s gotteon some stronger pain meds. He got the scan results back too, and they showed that whatever is going on with him is not a problem with the surgery he had recently. That stuff is still doing well. So the pain is from something else. And if it doesn’t get better he’ll have to go back to the hospital for another examination so they can try and find the cause.
So we’ll see what happens. But outlook is better than yesterday at least.
Thanks all for the support, and for not unfriending me over boring rants and gloomy medical updates. Hopefully the goat posts balance out the scales. Unless you don’t like goat posts. In which case ,I mean I don’t know what to tell you. I think they’re here to stay.
25/7 2020

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Today will be a good day. Happy Funday everyone.

26/7 2020

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Aw, rest in peace Regis Philbin. It’s funny, I’m not sure if I’ve ever watched a show that he hosted. But I have seen him so many many times. Because he’d appear on so many shows. Often in clips making fun of him. But not in a bad way. The shows making fun of him would often bring him on and then he’d do his cranky act and they’d make more fun of it. Letterman and Craig Ferguson had him on and talked about him a lot. He seemed like a fun character. I’m still in the middle of rewatching the old Soup episodes, and yeah he appears on there quite a bit.
26/7 2020

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goatlog

26/7 2020

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If there are any of my friends who don’t know why I post a picture of Palle the goat on Sunday Fundays, here’s an explanation.
link: Palle video
26/7 2020

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What a brat. Oh and Nuller’s there too.

26/7 2020

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That’s all for this week.


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