[thechat] WAS minneapolis NOW straying a little east
ron.luther at hp.com
Fri Nov 21 10:51:09 CST 2003
Morgan Kelsey noted:
>>d00d....i was born in Cleveland.
>>1973, the year the river burned -- that's right folks, the river --
>>caught on fire!
You say that like it was a 'bad thing'!
Some of us *like* fresh fried fish!
Didn't you ever read that pamphlet in school "Our friend fire
(or why Johnny has scorch marks where his eyebrows used to be)"?
<dons west coast 'tude>
Dude! Fire is ... like ... totally natural and organic, man.
It's nature's way of cleaning out the chaff ... like out of
favor mobsters (oblique reference to Shonder [call me 'Cinder']
Burns) ... and mayors with bad hair (Ralph Perk).
It's a celebration of the cycle of life!
(Ooops, sorry, that was Detroit.)
Just remember what the good book says: "Give a man a fire and
you warm him for a day. But _set_ a man on fire ... and you
warm him for the rest of his life!"
(Hey, they'll never pin that one one me ... I was ... uh ...
ummmm ... I was standing in line somewhere ... I'm sure people
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