It’s Going to be a Busy Day for Occupy Wall Street

November 17th, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized

They have a lot planned, I read. They must be down at Wall Street now, I can hear the buzzing of helicopters (which can’t be possible, they’re a mile away). I should turn on the news. I can’t get down there myself, but there’s a rally at 5pm in Foley Square. My friend Chris (we’ve known each other since we were 13!) is visiting, maybe she’ll be up for checking it out.

Update: We have to go to Foley Square!! There will be singing! From their website:

DINNER: Take The Square – 5:00 p.m.

At 5 pm, tens of thousands of people will gather at Foley Square (just across from City Hall) in solidarity with laborers demanding jobs to rebuild this country’s infrastructure and economy. A gospel choir and a marching band will also be performing.

Afterwards we will march to our bridges. Let’s make it as musical a march as possible – bring your songs, your voice, your spirit! Our “Musical” on the bridge will culminate in a festival of light as we mark the two-month anniversary of the #occupy movement, and our commitment to shining light into our broken economic and political system.

An explosion of gingko leaves on my block. I took this last night heading home from my monthly MBSR meditation group.

Autumn Gingko Leaves on Perry Street New York City

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  1. 2 Responses to “It’s Going to be a Busy Day for Occupy Wall Street”

  2. By nadine on Nov 19, 2011

    Did you go?

  3. By Stacy Horn on Nov 20, 2011

    No, my friend was just way too tired. She’d been working and lugging heavy stuff around all day.

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