It's not even the silly season and my mind was completely overloaded by all the conflicting messages being brayed from this side or the other. As a discerning human being and a voter, I was more than a mite confused by all the propaganda, stump speeches, soundbites and analysis that was filling the space betwixt my ears. In the middle of all this noise, my mind finally surrendered and shut completely down and defaulted to the emergency exit.
So I abandoned the remote, stepped through the wads of newspaper and magazines, leaving behind the electronic frontiers and pulled on a coat, hat and warm gloves, before stepping out into the cold refreshment that was outside. Down the steps and the length of the driveway put me on the path to what I fervently hoped would be my salvation or at least a dose of sanity in what was becoming an increasingly shrill and divided existence. The sun