Friday, October 21, 2011
”Climb it and you will see the sea,” that is what they said.
So I climbed the mountain just to see the sea.
The mountain became angry.
You must be chosen to see the sea
”The sea, the sea, I want to see the sea,”
The mountain it obliged, laughed real hard…
and rolled me down into the sea.
Just a little something to start your weekend. I spent yesterday doing stupid research, yes research. I wanted to know what was going on the year I was born and what did I find?
The first car I ever owed rolled off the production line, the Chevy Impala. Man, that poor car. It was made of real metal, the speedometer went to 120MPH and I know I hit that mark more than once.
Both NASA and the Civil Rights Commission were born, at least one has survived. You do need equality before any, one-eyed green man is going to come for dinner and stay.
Does anyone besides me remember “The Who’s” first stereophonic recording? That became commercial in 1958, funny, all I remember is mom yelling, “Turn it down.
Sorry North Carolina fans but Kentucky won the NCAA that year. Go figure, I love Kentucky basketball.
Then there are some things that I guess just are destined to repeat. Though the average income was a mere $3,500, a new home was only $12,500. A stamp cost four cents and get this, gas was a quarter but…
I was born during the worst recession since WWII and unemployment was at 7%, talk about history repeating its self.
So this is my birthday week, thus the research. I have no plans except to not have plans. I might though, just treat myself to the duck breast I have in the freezer and a few martini’s.
Happy Friday and have a great weekend.