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Work 4 Peace,Hold All Life Sacred,Eliminate Violence! I am on my mobile version of the door-to-door, going town-to-town holding readings/gatherings/discussions of my book "But What Can I Do?" This is my often neglected blog mostly about my travels since 9/11 as I engage in dialogue and actions. It is steaming with my opinions, insights, analyses toward that end of holding all life sacred, dismantling the empire and eliminating violence while creating the society we want ALL to thrive in

Thursday, January 15, 2009

From frozen fuel to frozen battery

I spend the nite in Illinois, about 100 miles from Chicago, ready to brave the elements and witness the Wall of Hope there.

I debate calling the womyn in Chicago as I head out the door even though it is early - I don't get to finish that thought, as I put the key into the starter and attempt to turn the engine over.

The truck sounds like a distant whimpering cow - she doesn't even sputter or make serious turning-over sounds.

I return the few feet into the hotel, my cheeks frozen, my fingers and toes feeling frostbit.

It has gotten bitter cold, more bitter cold, and the womon at the hotel desk tells me it is 21 degrees - BELOW zero!

She tries to find someone to jump my truck.


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