meantime, i worked 13 hours today, and got an unholy amount done. tommorow i work considerably less, and then i'm free for a free days (well, i'll have to go in a couple hours sunday night because i miss-added yesterday. no biggie.)
lord of the rings tommorow. woot.
i'm too tired to write anything coherent. time to collect the boy and sleep soon. :)
It was autumn, and the Indians on the remote reservation asked
their new Chief if the winter was going to be cold or mild.
Since he was an Indian Chief in a modern society, he had never been taught the old secrets, and when he looked at the sky, he couldn't tell what the weather was going to be.
Nevertheless, to be on the safe side, he replied to his tribe that the
winter was indeed going to be cold and that the members of the village
should collect wood to be prepared.
But also being a practical leader, after several days he got an
idea. He went to the phone booth, called the National Weather Service and asked, "Is the coming winter going to be cold?"
"It looks like this winter is going to be quite cold indeed," the
meteorologist at the weather service responded. So the Chief went
back to his people and told them to collect even more wood in order to be prepared.
One week later he called the National Weather Service again. "Is
it going to be a very cold winter?"
"Yes," the man at National Weather Service again replied, "it's
going to be a very cold winter." The Chief again went back to his people and ordered them to collect every scrap of wood they could find.
Two weeks later he called the National Weather Service again.
"Are you absolutely sure that the winter is going to be very cold?"
"Absolutely," the man replied. "It's going to be one of the
coldest winters ever.
"How can you be so sure?" the Chief asked.
The weatherman replied, "The Indians are collecting wood like