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Work 4 Peace,Hold All Life Sacred,Eliminate Violence! For now, I’ve returned from my Joiyssey to participate in the "revolution":I’ve been at many Occupy sites across the country:1st in D.C. Freedom Plaza I faced & challenged racism/white supremacy, sexism/patriarchy, classism, heterosexism & eventually was kicked off the island; then I offered workshops as I drove to CA:“Anti-Racism Geared for White Occupiers”; “NO DRONES” "Successes and Pitfalls of OWS"

Sunday, January 11, 2009

vigiling in 20 degree weather! to be continued

It is actually warmer in Laramie than it was last time I can thru - I joined the Sunday nite vigil in 20 degree weather after dark!

8 to 2 positive to negative

traveling thru Utah to Laramie

meeting the historian - to be continued

I had a very interesting conversation this morning with a man who considers himself a historian.

(Almost) ex-military, orv, and abrests! to be continued

I have always experienced the most unfriendly element in Salt Lake City, that these folks here would attribute to New Yorkers - only my experience with New Yorkers is they ROCK!

I always stop at the Flying J just before SLC, as I've made it through the stark terrain of western Nevada and the amazing and equally desolate Great Salt Flats & Lake.

It is always at this stop that the most unfriendly people seem to congregate - maybe there's a convention there when I happen through.

As I filled my tank (grrrrr I'm forced to run diesel because of the temperature), a pickup truck hauling a long trailer carrying a string of those ugly orv = off road vehicles looking like mini tanks, and two very young, very white, very clean shaven i.e. no hair, men jumped out, demanding "what is 'abrest'"?