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Drafting Uncle Joe

He's back. As soon as I opened the dryer door a vortex sucked me into one of those small black holes at the back. I never paid much attention to them before this. I falsely supposed that’s where all the missing socks went. But there are no missing socks. The socks stay in the dryer in one of those black holes. There is no truth about ‘missing socks’. This is how I met Joe Biden. Franklin Delano Roosevelt introduced us in a dryer-black- hole of non-being before television was invented. "When the stock market crashed, Franklin D. Roosevelt got on the television and didn't just talk about the, you know, the princes of greed. He said, 'Look, here's what happened." –Joe Biden, apparently unaware that FDR wasn't president when the stock market crashed in 1929 and that only experimental TV sets were in use at that time, interview with Katie Couric, Sept. 22, 2008 ( Watch video clip ) Turns out there are holes within the holes in the back of our dry