|May 16, 2020
Clint Eastwood's advice in "Dirty Harry" that
opinions, like certain body parts, are best kept to
to be serious at a time like this
of my children sent me an article about how the elderly are
being cared for by their children in Sardinia, Italy. My
kids (some of them qualify for AARP, but they'll always be "my
kids") are very thoughtful and concerned about my
health, and surviving this pandemic at age 76 and counting.
It was interesting, and I appreciated receiving
it. You can read it here:
The photo in the article of the old fellow
being cared for really struck me. What a sad existence for
the poor guy.
Then, and nobody ever accused me of
always being in an appropriate state of mind, I remembered
the scene from
"The Naked Gun" with Leslie Nielsen, the
master of deadpan, playing Detective Drebin:
and his boss, Ed Hocken, are trying to console Wilma, the
newly-widowed wife of their colleague Nordberg:
good cop, needlessly cut down by some cowardly hoodlums.
no way for a man to die.
youre right, Ed. A parachute not opening thats
a way to die. Getting caught in the gears of a combine,
having your nuts bitten off by a Laplander
the way I wanna go.
and Louise" came to mind, and how that movie
ended, which caused a big problem for the studio with a
major hit on their hands, how are they going to make a
If Detective Drebin had been an RVer, he
might have thought this would be a good way to die, a
tribute to Thelma and Louise:
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