Okay, I admit. I stole that one. They’re calling our new President-Elect “No Drama Obama” because he is so calm and unflappable. When I heard that, I realized that “no drama” is another way of saying “peace,” which is my new favorite anachronism. And as a former drama major with a recent featured role in “The Amazing Race Meets Survivor on Steroids” a/k/a “Ike Hit Galveston,” my inclinations are all about the theatrics. Alas, when everyone in the room is on the stage, it gets crowded. And there being no mellow drama, only melodrama — well, I’m up for some peace. You?
So my pre-New Year’s Resolution is to act, not react. Inquire, not assume. Come from contribution, and stop examining the lint in my navel. Ike was the great leveler. We’re not in control. And we’re only as good as our coping skills.
If mine are better than yours today, I’m happy to share. I’m sure you’ll do the same for me tomorrow.
Copyright © 2009 Alice Melott Robertson
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