19 May, 2007

Once Again

Don't mess with a veteran.

Well, I noted, you could get shot.

He kind of smiled.

"I have confidence in my ability to protect myself," he said, "and to me these punks are not going to take my money and my car; and at 81 years old I have had a nice life."

The confidence of self-knowledge and a life well-lived, I suppose...