Could it be déjà vu all over
again? It very well could. The big deal right now in the United Nations is the
idea of recognizing Palestine
as a new member of the UN. This is fast becoming a Big Deal, and it could
become a big deal gone bad if the UN votes to admit them and the US vetoes that vote. (Somehow, the US
apparently has that power.) The brown and squishy would hit the revolving
blades right quick like after that. Be ready to duck.
One entirely possible scenario
would be a repeat of
Saw an article in the newspaper the other day about how we
are running out of helium. My sympathy to Simon, Theodore and Alvin. The funny
thing was, as I read the surprisingly lengthy article, I could see where you
could easily cross out “helium” and pencil in “oil” and the article would be
just as valid. It’s always seemed odd to me that the fact that we are running
out of oil has never really been big news. No idea why. You’d think it would.
The thing is, what was bei
Kids today. Sheesh. There, I said it. I’m officially a
geezer. Still: Kids today. Sheesh. So
I’m out in the garage the other day, fussing with bicycles. That’s what I do.
Everybody knows it. People bring their bikes by, and I try to fix them. Most
times, I do. Hang on a minute, the phone’s ringing…
Ok, where was I? Oh, yeah: So the other day, this boy stops
by. He’s fourteen, maybe fifteen. In high school. Six feet tall, and riding a
bike built for someone shorter than me. Fine. W