I see "baskets of treasure" as the more ominous of the two plot devices. Basket rhymes with casket, and the cauldron you mention is a type of a basket. This pirate knows he is doomed, yet the visible mini pooka has convinced him to sally forth.
Try to read this and not scratch.
I knew a guy who held in a sneeze and his eye popped halfway out of it's socket. So there's that to think about.
We need that Russian guy from the Pine Barrens to get involved.
I have blown off more than a few reunions of my friends from the lost decade of my 20s as well.
at the same time
I heard "Blister in the Sun" and Trio's "Da Da Da" on the same ride into the city played on a similar tape...went to the Peculiar Pub on West 4th Street and drank my first Spaten. I just felt like sharing that.
When Al Gore was asked "How much does the American public know about what really went on in the Clinton White House?" he laughed and said "Less than 1%." I think it's a lower percentage now. This how the low info voters get produced, you see.
@jfruh It's the avatar that gave me away, isn't it...
@jfruh guilty as charged