Lightness and the Light at the End of the Tunnel

Hopefulness and a light hearted view, around Thanksgiving 2020.

Pilgrim on a Long, Long Journey

“In prehistoric times, mankind often had only two choices in crisis situations: fight or flee. In modern times, humor offers us a third alternative; fight, flee – or laugh.”Robert Orben.

Not surprisingly Orben, now 93, wrote speeches for Gerald Ford, not the funniest guy in the world. Try to remember Ford’s best one liner. Right. He had none.

I guess Mr. Orben raised the speeches to the wakefulness level. Gerry did get his head knocked a few times as a lineman for University of Michigan.

I do think humor, with all apologies to Gerald, is a tremendous gift from God. It lightens the load, particularly now.

This looks like the last stretch with hope for the most at risk, around the corner. That would be the healthcare workers and those old enough to remember Gerald Ford well. There are not one, but three, seemingly excellent vaccines that appear to…

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Poof, Where Did it Go?

Poof! Where is the melanin going? I think it migrated down to my eyes, that, are darkening.

I am breathing and I have a pulse. As an added bonus, I don’t feel like I have been hit by a Buick this morning.

On the other hand, I have no burning desire for an all-electric, Ford 150 truck that can power my house in the event the grid goes down.

So much for staying young. Didn’t Peter Pan make that mistake?