Groggy (in firstname.lastname@example.org) said:
| <Groggy shuffles in>
| Looks around and recognises some old faces
Morris pokes his head out of a cloud of sawdust, sneezes, and waves
back with both arms. Looks around shop (again) for any trace of
intelligent design and finds none. Shrugs and kicks a stack of turtles
out of his way as he heads for the keyboard.
| "hey there jo4hn, Leon, Doug, Dave (all of you except the BAD one),
| Tom, Luigi, Mike, Morris, Larry, David, Charlie(s), Todd, the Johns,
| Jay, Barry, Theo - is that you back there?, Phil, P van, Steve,
| Edwin, hylourgos, Rob, Swingman, Nahmie, Buddy, Bridger, Robatoy,
| Rumpty and hey! where's the Canuckistani? Chuck? you there Chuck?,
| Toller, Jeff, Andy, Upscale, DJ, Patrick, Andy, Lew, Thomas, Bob,
| Bahb, DJ, Nuno (still here Noons? Wave son), Phully, Ron and Keeter
| (!) - where's Keith gone? O'Deen? Steve La?"
| Singing "where have all the woodies gone, long time pa-asses"
Most are still around somewhere. Lately it's been rather like a
contest to see who has the strongest stomach. At times it would seem
that rational thinkers are scarcer than straight tuba-fors. Still,
there are enough who craft to outlast themselves to make reading
| <looks around at the posts>
The noise level seems to follow Mother Nature's mood. It's been a
rough year all around the world, and that shows up even here. Add to
that the discontent with the unusually inept performance of those who
make their living by feeding at the public trough; and you get a lot
of people wanting to do (or at least say) something to make things
better. Lotsa babble.
Thanks for stopping in - I hope you can stay for a while...
DeSoto, Iowa USA