Saturday, February 18, 2012
Abolishing My Old Age
"Were you alive when the Civil War ended?"
"Were you alive when they abolished slavery?"
"You are kidding, right? That would make me almost a hundred and fifty years old, Timesboy."
"Oh. Yeah. I knew that, Mom. I just wanted to use the word 'abolish'. Seriouly."
Meet Abraham Lincoln. Apparently, my peer.
Whore. This word has so much weight, but only if we allow it. A bit of a backstory here. Actually two backstories. The first one involv...