Grandpa: "She doesn't get eaten by the eels at this time."
The Grandson: "What?"
Grandpa: "The eel doesn't get her. I'm explaining to you because you look nervous."
What horrific scene is going to be narrated by the grandfather next. The young boy in the book "The Princess Bride", by William Goldman, was literally poised to hear a dreadful description of death before his grandpa utters those soothing words, "She doesn't get eaten by the eels at this time".
What with COVID-19 deaths reaching mind-numbing levels, wildfires, unemployment, the election, and ongoing environmental misfortunes, our world seems to be falling apart around our ears. Granted, people may be infamously fascinated by holocausts, hell holes, and health scares, but to…