Thank Grog It’s Firday!
Wow…so much has happened since last Friday! And…yet…so little has changed.
Today is Friday the 13th!!! Eeeek! But, I’m not superstitious. I mean…what else could possibly go wrong this year? Wait…don’t answer that.
A New Act started in our games. There was a ton of election news that made some people happy, then sad, then mad, then sad…and it didn’t really matter which “team” you were on.
I think they actually played a “World Series” somewhere in the middle of this mess, and Pac-12 football, FINALLY started…kinda mostly. The Ducks beat the Cardinal…for anyone watching who actually cares about college team sports right now. The Vegas odds on which games will get cancelled, are almost as high as who will win. But, I digress…
Can we all just agree on one thing? These are some damn strange times we are living in…and almost nothing is satisfying. But, is the Universe trying to tell us something? Are the SIMPSONS trying to tell us something? Are we supposed to be divining our contentment and happiness in settling for “Less Than?” as we hand our futures over to “the leaders?”
This all came to a head for me, as I watched two parades collide in my game…and realized that it was a metaphor for the way life is playing out in real time.
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