The Wisdom of Elders
January 19, 2022
Some cultures respect the wisdom of elders. Not us. We follow Facebook, TV evangelism, identity cult politics, and Kardashian's lip and bikini shots. It's okay with me, even though I'm growing long in the tooth. The last thing I want to become is some sort of Jacka$$ Yoda: no thanks!
The band I'm in plays at nursing homes. We do morning gigs because afternoons are "nappy time." Evenings are out because bedtime is shortly after dinner, which is served around 4 PM. They feed us lunch, so we'll stick around and visit with the prisoners. We chew the overcooked cod, mushy carrots, and runny Je...