Friday, July 4, 2008
My Kind of Flag Waving
Feeling matriotic today in a big way. I'm hopeful for the future, thanks to Barack Obama. I'm peaceful, too, because for some reason the neighborhood children haven't set off a single firework yet. It's noon! Usually the mayhem begins days before the 4th. But this year? It's nice and quiet. What a good portent! Wow.
It's not too hot, either. Hot enough to feel summery, but pleasant, as July days go in Washington DC.
In a couple of hours some of my favorite neighbors will come by to feast and drink beer, swap stories and hang out on the porch for a few hours.
Life is good. Happy 4th to all.
Prayer Flags on the Kora (Circular Path) around the mountain top of Ganden Monastery, Tibet. Lung-ta, the windhorse, carries these prayers to the Eternal Blue Sky for the benefit of all beings. Nice. Music by Phil Thornton.