Sorry, gang, but there won’t be a Writer’s Notebook post this week. I was all set to work on it this evening, but I had the news on in the background, and suddenly, with no fanfare and almost faster than I could notice, Omar Suleiman went on Egyptian television and announced that Hosni Mubarak has … More A Writer’s Notebook on hold today
I post this as a prayer for a return to peace and for nonviolent, democratic progress during these turbulent days in Egypt.
Each eye feels punched in, my temples tight, my neck old rubber like an antique bicycle tire. All this news coverage, but so hard to turn away from it when the people I’m watching on tv or on the Internet refuse to turn away themselves. They face a wild and uncertain future, but they face … More Small stone #30