Firebase Foxtrot has successfully exfiltrated from the
enemy held territory of St Louis. A new, permanent forward base of
operations has been established west of the rivers. The bridges have
been mined; ready to be dropped in case the natives get restless.
such as security, nutrition, communications and coffee, are slowly
coming back on line. However, Firebase Foxtrot is definitely in
limp-mode. Entropy has been contained - and will hopefully be reduced in
the coming hours, days and decades. In the meantime, our lives are
divided into hundreds of cryptically labeled cardboard boxes.
time from the chaos to attend a Cardinals game. The seats were great -
just back from first base. A Card hit a skying foul ball which landed 10
feet away to the sound of bruises. It emerged from the scrum rolling
directly toward me and I was on it like Rosie O'Donnell snarfing up the
last donut. It's my first foul ball after all the years of attending
MLB. I take it that as an omen of Odin's approval of the changes.