I've said more than once before in this blog that the writing (or whatever it is I do) on this site and elsewhere helps me keep my equilibrium.
So, thank you for coming by.
And it does have its specific unexpected benefits. Just in the last week: One blogger sent me this and wrote, This Made Me Think of You! Another blogger has promised me secret swag. And most incredibly, I commented about a musical group another blogger mentioned on Friday, and yesterday, an album from said same group arrived at my door! Thanks! I liked it on first hearing, especially Mission.
So, as my post-Thanksgiving (US) gesture, I have a few things I would like to send to you all, free of charge, just for the asking. Some of these I have offered before, but since there are new people that come by, I thought I'd make them available again. Item 1: an annotated version of the United States Constitution. Quantity remaining: about two dozen. I'm an old political science major, and I think it's important for folks to be aware of its content, instead of what they THINK it says.
Item 2: the book And don't call me a racist! Quantity available: about six dozen. this was the sourcer of part of our church's Black history month discussion last year. I'm fascinated by the story of the elderly woman who self-published this book. I was reading an old ESPN the magazine this week. Someone commented that if people stopped talking about race, then racism would go away; I respectfully disagree.
Item 3: a button that reads Choose Peace. Quantity available: about ten dozen. It's about 2 inches in diameter and is green with white lettering.
You can request as many as you want. I'm going to wait until Friday, December 12 and send them out. I'll fulfill the ones with single requests of items (and by that, asking for one of each would be considered a "single" request) first, then parse out the multiple requests after that. So if, e.g. someone asks for all 24 Constitutions, I'll give out the ones with the single request first, and the one asking for all of them last. Your charge for postage - zero. Is this offer available outside the United States? Yes.
Know that I may throw in something extra, probably music related.
Send requests to rogerogreen (at) gmail (dot) com
Oh, and feel free to tell others.
Thank You (the Led Zeppelin song) - Lizz Wright or here