I’m a future thought sort of person. The present is incredibly hard to live in and difficult to navigate but by golly six steps ahead makes total sense.
I also need better hobbies for Monday nights, but that’s an issue for a different time. Better hobbies in general.
Here now. Headlines from 2117, as reported in the local newspaper The Local, the most highly circulated publication in Shadow Gulch. Population 2,495. 3,495 in tourist season.
February 3: Mayor States “All is Well” Following Smoke Leak at Factory
March 18: St. Patrick’s Day Festival Pretty Routine, Very Warm
April 1: Sky Turns Weird Shade of Blue for Three Hours
April 7: Retraction: Trying To Revive Ancient April Fools Day Tradition was Poor Taste. Sky Regular Shade of Blue
April 15: Whoops! Sky Weird Blue Again
April 16: The Local Gets New Editor!
June 3: Weird Blue Shade Called ‘Indigo’
June 6: Sky Back to Standard Blue. Investigation Pending
July 12: Remember that Smoke Leak? It Was a Problem.
July 14: New Editor Was Government Mole or Spy or something. Take the Streets Citizens of Shadow Gulch!
July 15: Meet the New Staff at The Local
July 16: You Know Who’s Pretty Cool? The Hivemind of The Great Dyleiar Plant.
August 18: Hivemind Hosting Bake Sale This Weekend.
September 1: New Assimilates from Bake Sale Shout (In Unison) “We are Legion! We are Hivemind!”
September 19: Home and Garden Show A Hit! (Also; Hivemind Assimilating Neighboring Towns)
October 2: Hivemind Will Deliver News Directly to All Joined Brains For Foreseeable Future
December 18: Shadow Gulch Liberated From Hivemind of Dyleiar Plant. Town Not Sure How to Feel.
December 28: Factory Leaking Smoke Again and We’re All Cool With it.
Thanks for reading! I’m off to bed.