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Sat Dec 28, 2013, 08:09 PM

4. Yes, that pic is bittersweet. I recall the reason given for the rock group 'The Police' to quit:



There was an interview with the lead singer, Sting,. He said after they had completed their 1983 Synchronicity tour in America, the experience was such a high point spiritually, nothing could compare. Thus he took a break.

He wanted to hold onto that high point of his life. There are special moments or places in life, things we have achieved, that will never be repeated. We used call moments like that 'a slice of heaven' and we don't want to sully the memory.

Obama was savoring the moment after a hard fought campaign, after 4 years of having the gates of hell opened on him to test his mettle, and still able to hold onto his vision.

At the end of one interview soon after the inaugurations, he remarked on how many days he had left to serve. He is very aware of his time in office limitations.

He intends to do the best he can with every day. That is life well lived, total awareness, something sorely lacking with most people. I am glad to have lived in this era, despite all the fear and anger and pain.

I already miss him, although I am still loving every morning when I wake up and Barack Obama is president!


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