Monday, January 19, 2009

Busy Morning, Important Day

I'm rushed, so here's this.

8 comments:

savannah said...

well said, sugar! i hope this is the beginning of character, not color, religion or gender, being the definition of a person. xoxo

(i am always hopeful.)

Shan said...

I lift my empty coffee cup to you and Mr. King! (Hey, I need more coffee.) Good job expressing that. Equality is something that my brain just has never been able to digest. I don't understand prejudice about color or gender but I certainly have relatives who practice it. I think our generation and those below us are shaking those familial bindings pretty well today, though I'm sure certain areas have a long way to go.

Shan said...

Oops. Sorry I called you Mr., Dr. King. I obviously don't have a doctorate in history. :}

Mark said...

It can be difficult to acknowledge the failings of the person, without diminishing their achievements, whether it's fathers or national leaders. You encourage me to do that better.

dive said...

"A simple occasion punctuated with dessert."
Robyn, Garrison Keillor could learn from you.

A wonderful day and a wonderful piece of writing.
Have fun tomorrow! The whole world has waited so long for the day.

lynn said...

I like that piece very much, Robyn. Good - and surprising - that you are allowed to write in the first person. Rare here (UK) in newspapers.

Rich said...

What a great article,Robyn. Well written. One of my favorites is black forest cake. There's plenty of cake for everyone like you said. some people do need to realize this so that they can move on from the past.

Lulubelle B said...

Well said.

We grew up shunning all things German and French because of WWII, but Italy wasn't an issue for my folks. Go figure...