a few Last qstns on the wordpress installation....

Gary Kline kline at thought.org
Thu Jan 20 21:43:53 UTC 2011

On Tue, Jan 18, 2011 at 10:34:40PM +0100, C. P. Ghost wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 14, 2011 at 10:20 PM, Gary Kline <kline at thought.org> wrote:
> >        I've been trying my level best to keep the sharks'teeth of
> >        reality from knocking me too far ever since last Sunday when the
> >        murders in Tuscon invaded the news and other parts of life.
> >        Then, last night, I learned that a girl on my daughter's
> >        cherrleading team had killed herself.  Practice is M/W/F at
> >        06:00, so nobody at the high school knew anything until the
> >        students were told late yesterday.  My daughter wasn't in a good
> >        mood last night so we are all waiting for more news.
> Phew, that's horrible news. I hope your daughter is well and coping
> with the shock.

	Thanks.  I think she is doing even better than I am.  This hit
	all of us closer than anybody wants to admit.  It's one thing
	when somebody is beat up by fate in his 40s and takes his life;
	quite another when it is a 14-year-old.  ....  I've learned that 
	the girl kept all her pain in her diary; that nobody else knew

> >        There are differences between murders and a suicide, but both
> >        are tragic events.  ESp'ly when they involve the live s of
> >        somebody young.  anyway, since Monday I've been thinking of the
> >        title: "Miles to go Before I sleep."
> Ah, the one and only Robert Frost! I know too well how you feel.

	Frost is one of my favorites since I am actually old enough to
	remember when he wasstill alive!  The entire Sr class had to
	remember that poem. 
> To lighten up your mood, here's a little variation sometimes
> used on answering machines. Last heard on one some 12
> years ago, unless memory fails me:
> These words are lovely dark and deep,
> But I've got promises to keep
> And miles to go before I sleep,
> So leave a message at the beep.
> Now I lay me down to sleep;
> Leave a message at the beep.
> And if I die before I wake,
> Remember to erase the tape.

	Very sharp.  Reminds me of a take off on "The Twelve Days of 
	Christmas" that I was reading off USENET. I almost split a gut


	PS: hope this gets out; been having troubles with my server when
	portupgrade installed bind97.  {I think.}

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