My howling savage of a daughter just got inducted into the National Jr. Honor Society.The short answer is no. They will not believe she actually lives out here. They think we burned all the intellectuals and everybody else who wears glasses on a huge bonfire built of copies of On The Origin of Species and old Masterpiece Theatre videocassettes and lit by a flaming baton tossed by the Ol' Miss homecoming queen, all after a big public auto de fé in the infield of a NASCAR race.
I wonder if they will take away her pin if she tells them she is going to go to the range to celebrate?
Tuesday, March 30, 2010
Questions from the heartland:
Reader Chronos is, like me, trapped in the giant Slough of Despond that is the dwelling place of everyone not in Manhattan or within line-of-sight of the Hollywood sign. He writes: