Premonitions, and other final brain flakes

At this time of year, everyone is out with their bold predictions. For some writers, it's an exercise in tossing spaghetti against a wall to see what sticks. At Baseball HQ, I used to conduct what I called a Longshot Caucus, which was a bit more analytically sound, linking together some conditional possibilities.

For me, it's more personal. After more than three decades of watching hundreds of overlapping careers and trends, I see things. It's not like Sixth Sense things (not usually, anyway; sometimes I do see careers die). It's not as supportable as the output . . .

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