Monday, December 8, 2008
So We Move On.
I think this economic crisis and Obama are the two most exciting things that have happened this year. They both will bring the world together. It is getting smaller, more connected, more human. The economic crisis sucks for some people. Right now. But it lets us start over. We can change our archaic ways and move into the future: led by innovation and imagination and creativity and not by prestige and the notion of "well this is just how we've always done it."
It's a great time to be here, alive, in college.
Good thing that happened today: (I must first note that a considerable amount of good things happened today, but I will note this one:) Sarah and I went to Moe's for lunch and after telling me all about how her day was sucking the gentleman at the register asked her how her day was going. Of course we all say "fine," but I interjected "Actually she's having a pretty bad day. She just got a parking ticket." He gave her a free cookie and she was all smiles and laughs the rest of the time. It's a wonder that gestures of strangers can effect us so. It was awfully nice of that cashier. I tried to pay it forward with a healthy tip, but money isn't the same.