Why We Must Win

I turned 35 today.

Now, my birthday has nothing to do with why we have to win. It’s going to take me a bit to get there, so please bear with me.

I went to work this morning fully expecting my co-workers to spring something on me, but I was totally unprepared for the outpouring I received. Several nice presents, a delicious double-chocolate birthday cake, a wonderful lunch, and decorations all around my cubicle. From the moment I arrived, my team — my friends — went to considerable efforts to make sure I enjoyed my day, especially with several painful changes taking place.

Unfortunately, none of us, except for our supervisor, knew just how painful one of those changes would turn out to be.

Read more on the Justice Log, 8/12/2004 08:55 PM (and on Daily Kos)

3 Responses to “Why We Must Win”

  • Avatar Roland:

    Comment from Daily Kos:

    Nicely done.

    Maryscott O’Connor — Rage, rage, against the lying of the Right.

    by Maryscott OConnor on Fri Aug 13, 2004 at 11:45:03 AM PDT

    • Avatar Roland:

      Comment from Daily Kos:

      And happy birthday.

      Nice words.

      “Blue for sadness” — powerful stuff there.


      by osterizer on Fri Aug 13, 2004 at 12:14:40 PM PDT

  • Avatar Roland:

    Comment from Daily Kos:

    Big MOJO Right Here!

    Thanks for helping motivate me in the ‘home stretch’.

    The Bushiter as got to go!

    And his congressional thug enablers like Tom DeLay!


    The CHICKEN-hawk Bushiter’s Iraq War- 936 Dead, about 13K Medivacs and 4K Amputees… Fought the Bushiter Way… Wasting other people’s money and lives.

    by RedMeatDem on Fri Aug 13, 2004 at 11:48:40 AM PDT

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