Thoughts on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Dr. King used words well and to great effect.  Today words are picked apart and little leeway is given to intent and words used.  We understand that a word has many meanings… and how a word is said and in what context; shifts its meaning as well.  It almost makes me afraid to say anything, because I will not be understood.  But then I recall… to be understood you must first speak or be forever misunderstood.

1984 FACIT 1740

I type for America

After mailing off 115 letters to members of congress using my computer… I’ve gotten back 1 meaningful response.  As a result I will switch to using my typewriter in the hopes that a “pitch” of civil interactions and debate will have more impact when the words were typed by a real human hand… (plus using a typewriter is more fun)!

1908 LC Smith No. 2