Today in My History
City By the Bay
Cast (updated 7/16)
WHERE DID IT GO?
September 22, 2020
"There is no literature or poetry in
this White House.
There are no pets in this White
No kids' science fairs.
There are no images of the first family enjoying themselves together in a moment of relaxation. No Obamas on the beach in Hawaii moments, or Bushes fishing in Kennebunkport, no Reagans on horseback, no Kennedys playing touch football on the Cape.
I was thinking the other day of the summer when George H couldn't catch a fish and all the grandkids made signs and counted the fish-less days. And somehow, even if you didn't even like GHB, you got caught up in the joy of a family that loved each other and had fun.
Where did that country go?
Where did all of the fun and joy and expressions of love and happiness go?
We used to be a country that did the
ice bucket challenge and raised millions for charity.
We are rudderless and joyless.
We have lost our mojo, our fun, our
The shared experiences of humanity that makes it all worth it. Gone.
The challenges AND the triumphs that we shared and celebrated.
The unique can-do spirit Americans have always been known for. Gone.
We have lost so much in so short a time."
~Elayne Griffin Baker
Insomnia again gave me the
opportunity to see more of Paul Hollywood's City Bakes.
This one is Reykjavik. I've
always been fascinated by Iceland, but knew nothing about it. The
experiences he has there, the foods he finds, the bakeries are all so incredibly
different and so fascinating.
PHOTO OF THE DAY
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