May 17, 2004

Will the circle be unbroken?

This summer marks the 15th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests and subsequent events. Sadly, there is little improvement in China.

I don't know what to say about it; I rarely know what to write about political issues. For certain, I am less informed than many, and that makes me feel like I should keep mum about such things. But it does remind me of the song, "We Shall Overcome." When I think about that song, I think about who would sing it. About those fighting for civil rights who might not have believed that they would overcome. There must have been some who thought that all the marching and singing and sit-ins would never change anything. There were, of course, those who would pass away before seeing the fruits of their labours.

Posted by joan at 10:37 PM | Comments (3349)

May 07, 2004

Fascinating Rhythm

I've got an 'A' in Technical Communications I. I'll always have that.

Some points of interest:

  • The latest Del McCoury record, "It's Just The Night", is really good. Super good, my friends. I suppose if you don't like bluegrass, you'll probably not find it as good as I do, but oh well. Listen to "My Love Will Not Change" anyway.

  • The first and second seasons of The Office are as awesome as "It's Just The Night" is good, in my opinion. Maybe more so.

  • A large black and white cat has claimed my backyard as its territory. I already have a cat. I don't need another one. It's probably mean, anyway.

    Posted by joan at 08:58 PM | Comments (2617)