Day 83 – The Tarnished Washington, D.C. Spoon

Sure, I could have polished this tarnished Washington, D.C. spoon, but somehow it seemed appropriate to leave it as-is. It’s just a crappy, silver-plated spoon anyway. Plus, it’s haunted by the ghost of Merrick Garland. (He passed away, right? That’s why we never had a confirmation hearing?)

Day 21 – The U.S. Capitol Spoon

Millions of women (and men) in hundreds of cities in the U.S. and around the world are marching today to protest the policies and politics of our new president and of the Republican Party to which he claims allegiance.

The biggest rally is in Washington, D.C. I picked up this spoon on one of my trips to D.C., back when I believed that our two political parties could actually work together for the good of the nation. Now all I can see is a war on women, minorities, and immigrants.

To quote Gloria Steinem’s speech at the D.C. rally today:

“We are here and around the world for a deep democracy that says we will not be quiet, we will not be controlled, we will work for a world in which all countries are connected.”