by Doug Hawley
22: Valentines's Day 2090
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Wake up Duke; its
time for your Valentines Day gift.
I cant sleep another half hour Sheila?
Decide after I give you a preview of your
Sleep can wait, present gift.
I did not know that the gift would last 75
minutes. Have you been practicing your
I saw an interesting animation that I
copied. Glad you liked it. What
do you have for me?
My book of romantic math puzzles seems
pretty lame now.
Not to worry Duke, your participation in my
gift to you can be considered your gift to me. You
did well for an old man.
What are the cars doing for Valentines
Josie and Carl plan to celebrate in the
country where their antics cant be heard. Deuce
wants to try his new camouflage and drive around
as the Love Bug. He got
the idea from importing a twentieth century movie. He
doesnt understand sex, but he knows love. Right
about now they want to celebrate with us. They
are out in the yard.
But its raining and cold out.
Of course, it is you ninny, its
February in Lake Oswego.
Carl does the introduction Happy Valentines
Peeps. Since you are our favorite
humans, we adapted a top song among cars Day
At The Track to serenade you.
Carl took the male lead, Josie the female lead
and Deuce supplied the instrumental background.
We dont want to make a fuss,
But you are so important to us,
We go together to the best places,
To us you are aces,
This went on for half an hour. Sheila
joined in on percussion and Duke dozed off.
Josie finished That wraps up our
presentation. The three of us have
plans for later, but why doesnt Duke get in
Carl, Sheila in me and Deuce can follow us while
we just drive around. Maybe this is a
bad idea; you two may want to celebrate on your
Sheila started, I think the rest of our
and Duke finished will
wait until we recover from our earlier
celebration. Sure, well come
Best VD ever.
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