| around the world citizens rallied against the war in Iraq | The focus was in the main a form of global protest against USA president George W Bush, VP Cheney and others in positions of power who pushes and promulgated the current conflagrations in the mid-east nation | Yahoo / Reuters put up a news page with over 270 photos of marches and actions all over the place | Some were quite telling ~ Chicago reminiscent of the 1968 police response; small towns where ordinary looking families marched alongside demonstrators in street theatre costumes; lots of American flags being burned; statements like "Bush killed my son
" or the pasting Dubya's face onto a Nazi stormtrooper | Perhaps my favorite was one from Altanta GA where protestors carried a placard pointing out the belief that the USA administration perspective is way
out of focus |
"Businessmen belong to no country, you know, because their country is Capitalism"
game dinner | While others demonstrated, I was with folks demonstrating how much they enjoyed our game dinners | I'm a member of a sportsman's club and we hold these fetes four times a year | The dinners are by invitation only, 90 seats per dinner |
the menu last night:
It is always a sellout crowd | To give you a sense of how much the folks enjoy or truly gourmet spreads. last night was also the game for UCONN men's basketball against DePaul | Even though the game was nearing its end, people were more wrapped up with our building fund pitch thhan the final score ...and we had the tv set on for those who cared to watch | Of course, the final score was 72/55, but our chocolate atop rasberry sauce beat that!
eider terrine & smoked shad
homemade turkey soup
smoked goose breast (that's the pix to the right)
pheasant cakes, gilfeather turnips and broccoli