Essay by Stephen Lyons
Humor – February 2000 – Colorado Central Magazine
ONLY FOOLS PREDICT the future, which is why I’m perfect for the job.
What a century it’s been! Who could have guessed that you could get a decent cup of coffee in southeastern Utah and that three rare species would make incredible comebacks: rottweilers, condors, and Jerry Brown. Who had the vision to predict that one of the most popular bumper stickers in eastern Washington would say, “Save Our Dams”? Or that Ted Turner would own 1 percent of all the land in New Mexico?