Thursday, January 01, 2009

The year in review

The western sky, 30 December 2008
Viewed from Trader Joe's parking lot, Albuquerque

Jane R presents the challenge:
For this meme, you take the first sentence of the first post of each month and line ’em up.
Here we go!

January:
Sometime, during the day tomorrow, the PayPal facility will close. [The Cidade de Deus project]

February:
Do not turn away from these great struggles before us. [John Edwards leaves the race]

March:
Israel Takes Gaza Fight to Next Level in a Day of Strikes

[Sigh. And more sighs.]

April:
Glenn Greenwald responds to the Newsweek article on John McCain by Michael Hirsch and reminds of something we really must not forget.


May:
Hello, friends! [From New Orleans]

June:
In which the denizens of Desert Farne run amok in the Big Easy [Mimi, Maggie, Belle, and the BB have an outing]

July:
They may be our final recourse against tyranny (since Congress is doing such a lousy job of it).

August:
I am about to board the plane homeward!

September:
We'll let the conservatives evaluate Governor Palin's fitness for the vice presidency:

October:
Hiring firms take a dim view of resume padding. [About Palin]

November:
The sun rose over the Manzanos a few minutes ago.

December:
I had a visit from the blogger at Holy Hell….


Anyone else?
--the BB

4 comments:

Diane said...

Happy New Year!

I'm thinkin about doing this, with variations....

Paul said...

Variations allow more insightful summations of the year. Have fun with it. Jane R did two versions.

Padre Mickey said...

It's much better if you take all those first lines and put them into a paragraph.

Feliz Año, hermano.

Earthbound Spirit said...

I played, too. Blessings for the new year!