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Floof Degree (floofinition) – Intense questioning conducted by an animal, quite often using only intense stares.
In use: “She bean eating. Her lab, Gofer, sat and the floof degree about what she was eating began.”
Floofrythmics (floofinition) – Floofish pop duo formed in 1977. Known for their synth wave, floof dance rock, new floof sound, they achieved commercial success between 1983 and 1990.
In use: “Their 1983 release, “Sweet Treats (Are Made of This)”, propelled the Floofrythmics to international stardom.”
My dreams remain plentiful and involved. Sometimes, it feels like my brain is switching channels between realities as I sleep.
In this segment, I’d arrived to conduct an inspection. Three gentlemen in sites, all white, but of different ages, met me.
They knew why I was there. The oldest, with receding, thick white hair said, “We’ve been expecting you.”
“Do you have what I want?” I asked.
“Yes, but we must find it.” He nodded to the youngest man. “Go tell the others he’s arrived.” After going up white steps, the young man entered a tall, narrow building.
We followed him. The oldest man said, “It’s in one of the safes. We don’t know which one.”
We were walking down a narrow hall. I asked, “How many are there?”
I’d not expected so many safes. The oldest man nodded at the other. “Open number six.”
The other turned and opened a door, revealing a silver vault door within with a silver combination dial in the center. Stepping forward, the man put his hand on the dial.
The dream ended.
“You’ve yet to have your finest hour.”
I was rallying myself to get out of bed when the quote was remembered.
It’s a good quote Churchill, the second World War. (Has war stopped since then?) Queen put it into their 1984 song, “Radio Ga Ga”. After I applied it to myself (and wondering if it’s true), I applied it to humanity.
We — humanity — have been changing the world and our societies. Now the world is biting back, or so it feels. It feels like that because it’s us, and our moment. Review some history, and you’ll see that nature bites back pretty damn regularly.
So here we go with the theme music. Enjoy yourself, if you can, wherever you are, and wear your mask, please.