Hillary and the Latino Vote
I have decided the following after contemplating a couple of conversations with my grandfather on the current presidential race: Latinos love Hillary because they loved Bill. It’s really that simple, and explains why she is getting so much of the vote. They enjoyed such a boon under Bill’s leadership, and they think that having Hillary in office is going to be the same. I find this...
Okay. So I’ve been doing a horrible job of “semi-liveblogging” while I’ve been here in Rome, but that’s only because I only have wi-fi when I pay for it and I’m a poor college student. That being said, Rome is awesome and I wish those at home the best of luck in what they’re doing (especially those that are pledging). Enjoy it, you only do it once. /wink/...
Over the North Atlantic
I sat in a plane, more than 35000 feet above the north Atlantic and looked out the window in the dead of night. I saw more stars than I have ever seen before, stars not bright enough to see even in the relative non-urban setting of a place like Yosemite. I saw stars I had never seen and might never see again. And i realized just how small I am, just how small we really are. -jay
Talking to someone at Cingular about plans for...
Cingular woman: Where are you going?
CW (after a moment in front of the computer): Are you going to a specific city?
Me: ... Rome. (beat) Is it by country? Try Italy.
CW: Oh, there it is.