“I root for happiness, and sometimes happiness means getting the fuck away from someone else.”
Before the surgery, the anesthesiologist offered to knock me out with gas or a boat paddle…
It was an ether/oar situation.
Today in 1848 – Mexico ratifies treaty giving the United States most of New Mexico, all of California, parts of Nevada, Utah, Arizona, and Colorado in return for $15 million. We paid for it.
Today in 1911 – At the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the first Indianapolis 500 ends with Ray Harroun in his Marmon Wasp becoming the first winner of the 500-mile auto race. Pedal. Brake. Turn left. Repeat. Grab trophy. Kiss babe. Drink milk. Tradition.