It was supposed to be Gay Pride Week here on campus. Everything has conspired to screw that up, not the least of which were apathy and poor organizational ability by the volunteer coordinators of the event, including yours truly.
Our main mode of communication has been webmail. That went down for two days in the middle of the week.
Today there were thunder showers. It is not a good idea to stand around in an open field, let alone on a podium with a microphone, if there is going to be lighting. So AV Services didn’t even set up the mike. The rally was canceled.
But I did write a speech and I don’t want to waste it. You’ll find it on the other side, embellished with whatever doo-dads I can think of, find, or create.