Friday, November 12, 2010

November Freak and the American Dream

It got up to 74 degrees yesterday, Veterans' Day. Sunshine with a slight breeze was a wonderful salute from Nature to the men and women of the US Armed Forces, past and present. Today, it's slated to get up to 72 degrees with more sunshine. All this might be normal if I lived in one of balmy places, but I don't. I live on the fringe of the midwest (which is really more like the agrarian east, but that's neither here nor there).

Sane people might frolic in this freakish November blessing from the weather gods. I, however, am reliving a classic 1984 Hollywood moment:

Here's to maintaining the "white picket fence" part of the American Dream...