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Not So Sad

Michigan lost by a point, after a missed shot at the buzzer last night. They’ve officially been eliminated from the Big Dance, having made it all the way to the Sweet 16 – way farther than anyone imagined they would go.

But that’s it now: show’s over, folks. Another year has come and gone, and they came close – but they weren’t my dream team. Not yet, at least.

I’m sure they’re feeling pretty lousy today about their loss. And who can blame them? It was a heartbreaker. But, like my sister said about what they did manage to accomplish:

“It’s a miracle they’re even alive, so I’ll take it.”

And, there’s someone today who should be feeling much worse about his loss than them:

This schmuck.

If you’re looking for the biggest loser today, this guy is it.

(Wait – was he on that show? No… I think I actually watched that one…)

March Madness may be over for me, but in HIS failure, I feel the tide of our sour year finally starting to turn for the better; a turn toward “winning”, to quote the schmuck…

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Resist

Marchers filing up the escalator of L'Enfant Metro station in Washington, D.C., January 21, 2017.

Marchers filing up the escalator of L’Enfant Metro station in Washington, D.C., January 21, 2017.

“Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.”

– Robert Kennedy, 1966

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Lots of people are asking, so…

That’s “why I marched” in the Women’s March on Washington this past weekend. It’s why I also spent the whole week in Washington D.C., to protest the inauguration of the illegitimate Donald Trump as president of our country. And it’s why I will continue to resist, at every opportunity, every day he holds office. Continue reading

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