Believe There Is Good in the World
NYC Reopening Day 13 (Saturday in the wee hours of the morning)
In the Gardens, kids and adults paint rocks with hopeful words and leave them out for all to see.
On Monday, the city will start Phase 2, which allows outdoor dining, haircuts, and office work — though I’m still too skittish to do any of those right away.
Meanwhile, I’m still walking:
There was another march in the neighborhood last weekend, and more signs were added to the shrine in the park that some neighborhood teens had started:
Cuomo gave his last daily press briefing yesterday (Friday). The briefings were a 111-day-straight masterclass in leadership. I will miss him, as will Randy Rainbow and Cuomo’s 59 million (!) other viewers worldwide.
Cuomo’s speech was filled with lines about unity and love. Like the rock says, there is good in the world, and Cuomo helped us remember that every day for the last three months.
Then he had to go mess up his finale a bit by tacking on what looked like a campaign commercial at the end, complete with schmaltzy background music:
Later today, Trump will be holding his campaign rally in Tulsa, where people have been lining up and camping out for days for the chance to prove that the laws of nature don’t apply to them.
Yes, there is a lot of good in the world, but there is also stupidity, willful or otherwise. Fingers crossed for Tulsa.