November 11, 2005

Old & new worlds, part n+1

Ole: Hey Lene, you're a maid and I'm cleaning stables. What say we move to America and farmstead a place to call home?
Lene: What the heck, beats beating rugs and emptying chamber pots.

Those with pluck and a dream moved. Those who wanted to play it safe, or who had vested interests, didn't.

There is a filthy man begging on the street. The American thinks, there but for the grace of God go I. The European thinks, immigrants.


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