Saturday, January 24, 2009

It's Hard to be Happy

Current Mood: conflicted, and a little tired

Current Song: Flux by Bloc Party
It's hard to be happy about this:

(care of

When You're still dealing with Headlines like this:

(Care of The Vancouver Sun)
This man was beat up by three off-duty policemen from the lower mainland while he was doing his job, delivering newspapers to the Hyatt Regency downtown in Vancouver. Ironically, it happened to be on the same day that Obama became president. Perhaps, unlike what we'd like to think, we haven't really come that far at all.


Karim Kanji said...

Mehnaz -

I thought that in the "Ghetto" we were telling people to "suck it up". I know it can be hard to celebrate when "crap happens".

Let's create some positive news. Leave the bad news to The Sun, Star, etc...


Mehnaz said...


Yes, definitely in the mood to suck it up lately...
But at the same time, it's tragic really that these two events had to happen pretty much at the same time.
We definitely should stay aware...
But thanks for the reminder :)