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Thanksgiving 2012 - Rainbow Shiny

arpiem Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 10:37 AM
A good column, but unfortuantely, "rainbow," like so many other things has been tainted.
ReddestNeck Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 5:25 PM
The innocent children don't know, at least yet. Not that there is any lack of gutter minded folks that want to tell them as soon as possible. Rainbow shiny is, I think, what older folks might call iridescent.
It was the day before Thanksgiving, crisp and clear. I was giving the Mullmobile it's quarterly treat: A professional car wash. At Andy's Car Wash in Alexandria, you drop your car off, then go inside to pay. A woman and a little girl - about three-and-a-half - were paying ahead of me.

It was a cold day, so the little girl was bundled up in the way little girls are on a cold late-Autumn day.

Ignoring the advice of The Lad, ("Dad, just because you CAN talk to everybody in the world, doesn't mean you HAVE to talk to...