July 09, 2004

Friday Musings

Spent 10 of the last 12 days, 25 miles out in the North Atlantic.   A 2 1/2 hour ferry ride out to Nantucket Island.    Beautiful but pricey place.   Heard of a place that sold pizza by "market price!"    Missed John Kerry's visit to the island by several days - I only had one question I wanted to ask him. "Why the long face?"     On the other hand, did meet Liv Tyler on the Ferry boat.    I also almost bought a t-shirt that said " I AM the man from Nantucket....................." , but I bought a plain old hat instead


Marriage means commitment. Of course, so does insanity.

Ever wonder why divorce is so expensive? Because it's worth it.

It is impossible to make anything foolproof because fools are so ingenious.

Of course I have played outdoor games. I once played dominoes in an open air cafe in Pittsburgh


This is: Be Nice To New Jersey Week

I Forgot Day

Air Conditioning Appreciation Day

Compliment Your Mirror Day

Stay Out Of The Sun Day

Freedom From Fear of Speaking Day

Independence From Meat Day

Take Your Webmaster to Lunch Day (But you can take me to lunch any day!)

Don't Step On A Bee Day

Embrace Your Geekness Day

Gruntled Workers Day

International Town Criers Day


Actual Headlines.................................

INTENSE INVESTIGATION REVEALS: "Arson Blamed on Fires at Maryland Arts Center" -- Washington Post

Crack Found on Governor's Daughter

Something Went Wrong in Jet Crash, Expert Says


In closing: Our County Council here in Absurdia (Capital of Absurdistan) just voted an additional $20,000,00 for student education. $10,000,000 will be allocated for school buses so our children will not have to walk to school and $10,000,000 for a new gymnasium so that our children get their needed exercise.


Your humble correspondent, Al Welch Embedded with The Great Unwashed in Absurdistan


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