SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK
The first of the year is a great time for making predictions, mostly
because so many other people are making predictions that no one will
remember how wrong you were.
I’m writing this on 12/12/12, which I
figure will give me some kind of magical ability to see the future.
Unless the world ends on December 21st, in which case this will be
wasted effort … didn’t see that coming. (Note: The world was still there on December 22nd. Of course, if it hadn’t been you wouldn’t be reading this, huh?)
I could make those very general, obvious predictions that many a prognosticator happily claim to be right about. In 2013:
A politician will say something stupid.
A Hollywood starlet will be caught in a short skirt, climbing out of a low car seat, with a marked lack of undergarments.
A natural disaster will make the news.
A major sports figure will Tweet something controversial.
I’ll get hurt while doing a home improvement project.
See? Easy stuff.( Collapse )