Day 5 future-casting/working vacation dispatch:
An unprecedented, post-inaugural uprising happened from Ajijic to Oslo yesterday.
Postscript to The Donald: you can't really argue with the photos.
It's hard to narrow it down (so MANY inspired signs), but if pressed my favorites were:
"If male politicians could have babies, I would be at brunch right now!" and
"If my vagina shot bullets, it would be less regulated!"
Heeding Michael Moore's clarion call, I:
1. Set a M-F 9a reminder to call 202-225-3121 (even though I align with my members of Congress, they need to know we support them in droves),
2. donated to Planned Parenthood and (re)joined the ACLU,
3. made my Region of Resistance list,
4. considered which office for which to run.
Yes, I'm one of the people who will lose my health insurance.
Yes, I probably need a knee replacement at some point but may move the surgery up several years thanks to myriad misgivings—and I'm one of the lucky ones.
Yes, I'm deeply afraid for my three teen daughters.
And yes, I'm torn between flight and fight. I may do both .... if this trip—we're on Oahu—is a harbinger of things to come. #changeisoftengood
Finally, while Ashley Judd did a great job, I was most inspired to see Nina Mariah, the Tennessee teen who wrote Nasty Woman, perform it: