starbuccaneers.jpg Yes, it's those brave souls girding their loins to do battle in the trenches of modern American business life. All except for me, the sardonic bystander, above the fray, my loins ungirded. For I have been to the mountaintop, in the trenches at the mountaintop, and I was thrown off the mountaintop by loin-girded brave souls who felt I had no business being on the mountaintop. But before I was catapulted from my lofty perch, I was vouchsafed a vision. And I brought that vision back down from the mountaintop, albeit slightly faster than I might have desired. I sure wish I remember that vision, because it probably unlocked the mystery of life, which confounds me to this very day. Hi res