07 May 2006
A Memoir From the Age of Wrinkles
It was a great leveler, I’ll say that for it. Everyone looked old. Really old. Some scientist types theorized the wrinkles were some kind of quantum effect working on the elasticity covalence of skin cells. Sounded like a crock to me, but what did I know? My personal view was that we were living years ahead of our time. The wrinkles were an artifact of the future. My four year old daughter had different ideas. She believed it was so we would feel more friendly toward the animals. Under all that fur, she said, they got wrinkles just like us.
Labels: Memoirs from the ages