Don’t Let the Bastards Get You Down
The year was 1978. Nostradamus had just given an ominous warning to humanity over the public television airwaves.
Sitting in my hotel room I sat. Shocked, stunned and wondering,
“What if this was my last day on earth, what would I do?”
Thousands of miles over the road had left me weary and wondering, “Why should I get upset over a prophecy that was over 500 years old?”
Despite the fact that a lot of what he foretold had come true.
My partner was freaking out. Tears streaming down her face, she exclaimed, “Just f!%k it, if we’re all dying tomorrow, I’m going to the liquor store and get a bottle of scotch.”
Not being a drinker, I decided that if these were to be my last moments on earth I’d do something I enjoyed. (God knows I’d attempted many times to ease my emotional pain with liquor, but alcohol was a poison I just couldn't stomach.)
My present company was a bit of a buzz kill, and being in a strange town, I was alone.
Don’t Let the Bastards Bring YOU Down
Fear is a terrible task master. And I had been scared plenty of times in my (then) short life. I decided I could control only one thing…
And that was my…
For more of the story read here. And don't let the religious implications scare you off. Words are chosen for effect. You choose to believe what you will.
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