How hard must we paddle to keep the Ship of State from going over the waterfall? ‘Cause right now, nobody is rowing…

December 23, 2012

<scre-eee-eee-eech…>  

Wow, the hinges on the shutters here are pretty rusty.  Let’s see if I can start to clean this place up and actually say something worthwhile.  

<oil can squeaks several times…> 

OK, now the storm shutters are open, and the weather out there looks even worse than before!  And we seem to be on a barge, approaching a waterfall in just a few days.