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.
I used to have reservoirs just a few steps from my wee cottage's front door. Full of bears, squirrels, deer, foxes, and a few animals I ...