Current mood: existential dread. Cautious optimism. Dread, dot, period. All of the above.
Current mood: unwavering hope. Oscillating between that natural hope for all to work out as it will and the worst case scenario.
To be clear, I am not living in fear, but I am afraid. Even if I was living in fear, could you blame me? With 235,000 plus lives lost to the virus, that’s a reason. With four more years potentially on the horizon.. The sooner you accept the fear, versus deny it, the sooner you can rise and continue to fight.
I think people forget that democracy is dynamic, in flux.
If it’s political to fight for what you believe in, political I am. If it’s political to dissent, political I am. And even if I can’t change the courts, I can change cake.