OK, I absolutely must start thinking about Lowell.
Because in about two weeks we'll be leaving for Lowell. Lowell's
most famous citizen was Jack Keourac. The hip writer of my youth.
You may recall that his most famous work was "On the Road".
Well, I was doing a little research on Lowell and read: "After
about 2 hours in Lowell, one realizes why Jack Keourac went on the
This is the extent of today's preparations for Massachusetts.
On the Thursday night new Dan Rather said that our
neighborhood Mosque would most likely be a target of increased FBI
surveillance - since two of the 9/11 pilots did much of their planning
at Mega Mosque. I figure that the 'hood hasn't been so safe in years.
Carlton figures that the biggest danger will be from some outraged
American who might decide to bomb the Mosque. But we are far enough
away to be safe from bombs.
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