Readers, Welcome to my blog (formerly Birds, Blooms, Books, etc). I'm entering a new decade taking on the challenge of moving from Maryland after living there 46 years and learning about my new home here in New England in the Live Free or Die state - New Hampshire. Join me as a write this new chapter of my life.
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
There was a protest and vigil here in Columbia last night. Though we didn't leave our apartment to participate because of Covid concerns we did watch from afar.
We saw more cars parked in the Columbia Mall lots than have been there for months. Actually no cars have been parked there in months.
We saw the cars streaming in on Little Patuxent Parkway to join the march.
With binoculars we could see the marchers as they walked to the lakeside gathering point. I wish we could have heard the speeches and the chanting and the singing.
This is a critical time in our nation's history. Are we going to let a wannabe dictator take control with his racism and idiocacy? I don't think so. His administration has revealed the cracks and faults in our society but rather than proposing solutions and working to heal, he has continued to fracture us more.
Here are the words of a leader: President Obama -