09
Jan
06

Monday Morning

Random thought: I just noticed how closely the word blog resembles the word Borg. Hmmm…

It’s another snowy day here in the Winter Wonderland. The resort must be loving it. Cold-weather sports enthusiasts come from far and wide to stop in my driveway and ask for directions. One of these days I’ll tell them they’ve indeed arrived at Mount Ascutney Ski Resort, parking is over there, breakfast is at 7. Sorry, Visa and MasterCard not accepted, cash only, please.

When I was a kid I lived directly down the road from another, much hokier, tourist attraction: Ruggles Mine. Their busiest time was summer, and my brother and I, being good entrepreneurial Americans, profited from their labors by setting up a lemonade stand by the side of the road in front of our house. We’d make quite a bit of money when you consider that we charged 10 cents per cup. I wonder if my kids will have the same idea. [Cut to outdoor winter shot of two children in snowsuits, huddled next to a card table whereupon sit a dozen Dixie cups of yellow Kool-Aid, frozen solid….municipal sand/salt truck whooshes by, throwing snow over the pair] Er, probably not.

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1 Response to “Monday Morning”


  1. 1 paradigm shifter
    January 11, 2006 at 3:14 pm

    Resistance is futile!


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