I have been a deeply dormant blogger, but the encouragement of the NinjaNurse, and Democommie and the famous bloggers of Newport and Other Mysterious Settings is waking me from the slumber.
This past Saturday at a wonderful Halloween event in my neighborhood, I had the great fortune to see Alex Svoboda, my friend whose knee was so harmed by the authorities in Pawtucket and who works joyfully with the Wobblies. Incredibly there are still charges pending against her ( and one or two others ).
Grace Paley's Birthday is approaching.
Rhett Jones' spirit is, I'm sure, following this Obama Administration and football and theatre and Civil Rights.
Marsha Z. West is Dancing and somewhere laughing about silly people blogging in her Memory.
And Harold Rogovin? Somewhere making jokes in Yiddish and reflecting on Sacco and Vanzetti.