RANDOM THOUGHTS: THE IKEA BOWL
Disney's new Cars Land will soon be joined by another world, Used Cars Land. Young visitors can learn such key phrases as "It was driven by a little old lady … " and "Show me the Carfax." They practice driving in miniature cars that break down right after the 90-day warranty expires. They get to have them repaired at Disney owned kiosks that overcharge and install used parts while charging for new ones.
… In honor of responsible pet owners, there’s a new book coming out "The Cat in the Hat Gets Fixed." And there is the socially responsible "Green Eggs and Ham Failed by the Health Department". … The number of bowl games scheduled around New Year’s has gotten out of hand. The other day I saw one called "The Bowl for the Sake of Calling it a Bowl" game. … The NCAA has decided against accepting a proposal by the furniture retailer for the IKEA Bowl. It might be a great game, but the teams would have to assemble the stadium themselves. …I don't understand why one of the leading manufacturers of toilet cleaning supplies does not sponsor a holiday football game. I'm sure there would be good viewership for the Tidy Bowl. … Looking at the candies offered at the convenience store, I noted that next to the Junior Mints is a new line of Senior Mints – a few minutes after eating them you can’t remember having done so. … Exercise has been an important part of my life – I enjoy watching others do it. I have the body of a 30-year old. But I’m not going to be able to keep him on ice much longer. … Remember when the pitter patter of little feet meant children, not hobbits? Last modified on Sunday, 16 June 2013