I was watching the baseball game last night. It was a late game on the coast but since I didn't have to work today I could stay up late.
I use to go to bed when I was younger with a small radio next to the bed and I'd fall asleep to the Brewers on late games. It always seemed so magical somehow.
Anyway - the 7th inning comes and some dude is singing God Bless America and the crowd is all like do I have to sing and who is that guy and I need to pee and get a beer and not really paying attention.
Remember 911 so long ago? One thing it showed me was that while Americans can have all this bickering between Parties and Party wanna-be's, when push comes to shove we all form into one large cohesive very strong group. Remember all the flags on mail boxes? Remember talking to strangers and that feeling that we are all in this together?
When our backs are in a assumed corner and we are forced to work as one unit, don't fuck with Americans! Yea - we might be arrogant, loud and stupid at times but the one thing you can't say about Americans is we back off from a fight.
I'm not getting into the REASON but you have to admit that when the evidence that is put to us is overwhelming we can think as one. Maybe it's not just Americans but humans as a race.
Look at the Ozone "hole". You never hear about that anymore. Oh it's still there but it is smaller and thicker and the reason is that humans decided it was time to fix it. There was overwhelming evidence that it was a REAL problem and we set out and started to fix the problem.
Oddly the fix is actually creating another problem as the thicker Ozone hole is actually speeding up global warming and melting the ice caps faster but . . . . what can ya do.
Sometimes it's just good to know that we're not always b idiots trying to run a planet. When the aliens land we will fight them a pretty good fight until we are eaten for desert.
So I see Mr. Ed's Magical Midway site is up. I took photos for them last year for practicably nothing and I thought I gave them some pretty good photos - yet - I'm not seeing many on their site. A lot of dark or washed out shots. Did they lose my disk??
Here is one of my favorite photos. I WISH I know who the girl was.
Have a good weekend - I'm of to Fort Atkinson!