The New Year has just arrived and some would say a new decade has begun. I am not certain on which side I personally sit with regard to the debate on whether or not the decade begins with 2010 or you have to finish 2010 first. Honestly once you get up in years you will find that to be the least of your worries.
My main worry now is that I am sitting in our home in the mountains where it is 34 degrees outside, and 20 degrees inside as the fuel guy failed to come for his normal delivery last Thursday. This is the same fuel guy that every year between Christmas and New Years fails to come fill our tank. I believe this is because it is during this time he has made sure to fill his “tank” and can’t find the keys to the fuel truck. Thus, I am typing to keep my fingers warm!
Normally I would have a great raging fire in the fireplace, but the chimney sweep guy is coming today and he specifically said not to crank up a fire. Why do the chimney sweep people feel so compelled to have cute names for their business? Can’t Disney do something about “Chimney Cricket?” Why am I suddenly writing like the cranky old guy at the end of "60 Minutes"?