GOFFSTOWN, N.H. "Watch for Falling Ice."Barack Obama
The hand-lettered sign hung on the front door in the space usually reserved for cheerful seasonal decorations. I looked up. Poised just above my head was an array of icicles the size of javelins. I turned sideways to make myself a smaller target and knocked. No answer. With pen gripped awkwardly in thickly mittened hand, I raised my clipboard and marked a wobbly "NH" -- Not Home -- beside the name on my list of likely primary voters.
By the time Tony and I reach our 24th wedding anniversary, we'll have a new president. We're hoping we'll have double cause for celebration. And we're planning to have it someplace warm.
Saturday, December 22, 2007
"Amid the Snowdrifts, I Felt the Pain in Campaign"
WaPo (Geraldine Brooks op-ed):