Friday, November 23, 2012

Stratosphere



Lumps of metal filled with fat bums and bad food are not meant to fly. Gravity was invented to prevent this sort of thing from happening. I know if they keep moving forward the Laws of Physics will keep them up there but what if we got something wrong? Just what if Bernoulli was a bit off with his calculations? What if the engineer misread his slide rule? What if carbon fibre decided it just wanted to behave like the plastic handle on my spatula and break off unexpectedly?
I try not to think about these things too much, especially when I am one of the fat bums eating the abominable food served by smiling stewards, all with their fingers crossed behind their back as if they know something I don't.
Nevertheless, I am thankful they do fly if only to stand with my feet firmly planted on the ground and observe such a beautiful sight.

1 comment:

  1. You have a way with words, my dear friend. And you're not terrible with a camera either! LOL This is a great shot, my friend, and when taken in context with your writing here it takes on a profound thought and message that only you could provide.

    Been thinking and talking about you and Christine a lot lately at The Hollow, have your ears been burning? We wish you guys the best.

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