Read this article about how there have been NO (as in none, zip, ziltch) acorns produced by the oak trees in Virginia and surrounding regions. The scientists don't really understand what is going on but it is going to be a bad year to be a squirrel.
Basically absent-minded professor meets disillusioned traveler. I walk around each day with my head well into the white clouds of pointlessness, where mists of innocent answers lead to a downpour of angry grey questionable quests. This along with a demand that the people of this world stop taking themselves seriously, you'll rarely see me without a grin from ear to ear.