Sunday, February 15, 2015
Optimist: Someone who figures that taking a step backward after taking a step forward is not a disaster, it’s a cha-cha.
A fireball has been seen in the sky above our little corner of paradise.
The local paper illustrates the story with a picture of the back of a womans head, a radiator and a television . The back of the head belongs to Gabrielle ( who does not wish to be photographed) who was watching television when she glanced out of the window and saw the track of the meteorite in the sky.
Following the sighting Madame Bay is more convinced than ever that alien reinforcements are en route to join those who lurk in her orchard. Monsieur Bay has the resigned look of a long married man who has been told at two in the morning that there are glowing lights behind the pear trees.
It has rained overnight. The PONs sit on the wooden table by the pool while their owner looks for the car keys. The wooden table keeps them out of the puddles and their undercarriages partially dry. PON common sense. After a full nights sleep Bob has what might be called a 'squiffy' look to him.