November 5, 2008

When I was young and full of grace and spirited, a rattlesnake

R.E.M. in Santiago last night:

(“I Believe,” from one of my favorite R.E.M. albums, the whole of which is very fitting today)

Yesterday, I voted for change, and today I am inspired, excited and full of hope for our country. As I poured my coffee, I found myself thinking about what I could specifically do to get involved in what lies ahead.

As one inspiring man was quoted as saying in our local paper, “I hope everybody can say, ‘What can I do?’ instead of ‘What do I get?‘”

[thanks c]

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  • Amen! Heather, say it w/ me, YES WE CAN!!!

    Kenny — November 5, 2008 @ 8:10 am

  • sharing the wealth sounds like “what can I get” to me. i hope your’re right, heather.

    Anonymous — November 5, 2008 @ 9:17 am

  • His speech last night was one of the most inspiring things I’ve seen in my short lifetime. It’s nice to hear a man speak like he actually cares about the people of the country. I hope some change will actually happen and not just politics as usual.

    Bona Fide Darling — November 5, 2008 @ 9:30 am

  • you did it, and we (europeans) are so happy!

    sg — November 5, 2008 @ 10:22 am

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