High Ground

12-21-12 is nine days away and doomsday believers hoping to survive the predicted end of days are flocking to Mount Rtanj in Carpathian range, which supposedly has a ‘special energy according to the late Arthur C Clark. A French town in the Pyrenees has also been targeted by cultists and the village authorities of Bugarach has warned travelers to Pic de Bugarach that the mountain will be closed on 12-21-12. A Turkish town has joined the hysteria for a safe place to ride out the end of the Mayan calendar thanks to the legend of Jesus’ mom ascending to heaven from its mountain.

I don’t have the money to reach any of these havens, so I’ll sit out the apocalypse on the high ground at the Fort Greene Observatory.

Altitude 120 feet above sea level.

I most definitely will have a beer in my hand.

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