This post is my way of creating a time capsule.
Over the past few days, I have been watching history take place. As I said in my last post, I had every intention of participating, but being sick prevented that. So instead I sat and watched online as everyone shared what was taking place. I have collected a number of images and posts from facebook, twitter, and news sites, and am sharing them here as my way of preserving this moment in time. I have tried to give credit to the appropriate people, but if you see something that is improperly credited, please let me know so I can fix it.
*Note, I have edited this post to add one more image. And because history is always unfolding before us, I will revisit this idea again and share more in the coming weeks. If you have anything you think I should add to this virtual time capsule, please let me know in the comments.
A call to action shared by a friend –
Paula Graves –
I’ve been called a snowflake so many times over the last few weeks and I’m not sure if the people who are saying that understand that it isn’t an insult.
Snowflakes are delicate, beautiful, and unique. When they first start falling, we all look to the sky in delight and wonder. Excited for that first snowfall.
What happens though when you get many snowflakes together? It’s a powerful storm and not to be messed with. Even the names are scary – snowpocolypse, snowmagedden, Blizzard of 1993 (ok maybe not that one), and today, the Women’s March on Washington.
You are calling me and my nasty women (and lovers of nasty women) snowflakes? Great! I’ll take it. You are about to see the worst snowstorm you’ve ever seen.
And this one, because this is not just about one person, one generation, or one woman, this is about our now, and our future and the future generations of all women and men.
Another friend created a post on facebook with the intent that they would see a year from now in their “memories” and be able to compare past and present. I thought it was a good idea and have shared my own here. The only difference between his post and mine is the gas prices.
- Gas: $2.79 (price in Redmond WA)
- Dow: 19,819
- NASDAQ: 5560.7
- Unemployment: 4.7%