When the kids were here over the holidays, I went outside and found my son Tommy and his daughter Harper, 6, getting ready to take a long walk. As I passed them in the driveway, Harper asked her father, "Where is Grandpa Ha ha going?" And my son said, "Grandpa is going out to the end of the driveway to pick up the newspapers." Harper looked puzzled: "How did the newspapers get out there?" And Tommy said, "Someone drove out here and threw them out the window."
Man, does that sound Stone Age, or what?
Meanwhile, my friend Lynda Sanchez sent me a photograph she recently found of a pack train bringing supplies to the Fancisco Fimbres expedition (they were hunting the Sierra Madre Apaches who had kidnapped and murdered his wife and child)with this question:
—Archeologists studying the remains of our driveway in the not so distant future