Thursday, January 03, 2008

The (Brrrrr) Fourrrr Questions

Victory awaits him who has everything in order -- luck, people call it. Defeat is certain for him who has neglected to take the necessary precautions in time; this is called bad luck. Four questions await everyone else.

Q. What is Dave wearing today?
A. Dave is wearing thermal underwear, flannel-lined corduroy pants, three flannel shirts, two sweatshirts and a complete set of snow gear. He is also wearing one of those cute hats with the little fold-down wool-covered ear flaps.

Q. How does Dave feel today?
A. Dave wonders if Roald Amundsen ever felt this cold.

Q. What are the factors affecting Dave's mood today?
A. Dave refers you to the following weather report:
January 3, 2008, 8:21 a.m. weather screen grab

Q. Is Dave really cold, or is he exaggerating for comic effect?
A. Dave is truly cold. He ordered a hot drink at Starbucks for the first time in memory. (Normally, he gets an iced coffee.)

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