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Work 4 Peace,Hold All Life Sacred,Eliminate Violence! This is my often neglected blog mostly about my travels across country in my mobile billboard truck as I attempt to engage in dialogue with people in hopes to wake us up and inspire action to change our country and communities and selves. And it is froth with my opinions, insights, analyses toward that end of holding all life sacred, dismantling the empire and eliminating violence while creating the society and life we want

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'"?