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!

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

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

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

[Sigh. And more sighs.]

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

Hello, friends! [From New Orleans]

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

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

I am about to board the plane homeward!

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

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

The sun rose over the Manzanos a few minutes ago.

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

Anyone else?
--the BB


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!