I could, I suppose, but what is there to say that hasn't been said? I can't come up with an original thought. I'm furious, I'm impotent, it's systemic, and no one seems surprised any more. We know what to expect.
It was depressing, so I went outside.
And I was surprised.
Who knew that roses grew in the desert?
Certainly, I did not.
These blooms are on the same plant, another surprise.
They appear here in sequence, growing older as you scroll down.
From orange to through red to pink.... more surprises.
This new one beside the first one gives me hope.
A girl can dream, after all.