And…I see all y’all out there scratching your heads and going, “Eh? What in the world has Shakespeare got to do with the drought, or really anything at all? The dude’s been dead for, like, a million years.”
Well, let’s get to it.
The drought map above paints a pretty good picture of our weather situation these past few years. Probably all us farmers and ranchers in the dark red areas have, at times, felt as though we were troubling a deaf heaven with our bootless cries. But then, when we look around and see how we’re blessed, we remember heaven’s not deaf and it’ll open to us again someday. We’re one day closer to that Big Rain.
And that, dear friends, is what Shakespeare has to do with the drought map–
Okay, I see hands raised all over out there in the dark red areas.
(Oh, boy, here we go.) “Yes, Gramps. What is it?”
“What happened to his boots, anyhow?”
“Well, for pity’s sake. Were you homeschooled, or something?”
Sorry, we’re all out of time for questions.
But what do y’all think?
- Is Shakespeare awesome or what ?
- Will the heavens in Oklahoma open again?
- Do any of you publicly educated people know why Shakespeare would be bootless?
- How about you homeschoolers? (And does your
momteacher still have to tell you to brush your teeth? Oh, my, goodness, she does, doesn’t she? You get in there right now and brush your teeth. Is she gonna have to tell you every, tiny, little thing to do all your life…?)
(Taking some deep breaths) Okay, I can see we have a real problem here, so I’ll conduct a scientific study to see how publicly educated people stack up against the homeschoolers on defining “bootless.”
I’ll start by contacting homeschooled Son 1, Son 2, and Son 3. (Oh, man…What if they don’t know the answer? That would make me look like an idiot as a
mom teacher blogger. Maybe I should call and tip them–No, Danni! Must not cheat on a scientific study…)
You may answer any, or all, of these pressing questions in the box below.
Join me next time when I’ll publish my honest to goodness findings. Until then God bless all y’all.