The psychologists would have us believe that yesterday was the most depressing day of the year, but I'm afraid I'm going to have to buck the trend and be happy. How could you not be with a scene like this awaiting you after the morning kindergarten run?
Monday morning, Lago Maggiore
And, finally, even without a tv and no newspaper stand here on Sasso Carmine, we know it's Obama's inauguration day - we can hear the circus from here. Many people like to be present at 'historic moments' such as these. Regretfully, the thought of two million people crammed into so small a place as Pennsylvania Avenue, and sharing a loo with 99,999 other people will be keeping me away on this occasion.
Besides, historic is as historic does...
...and, double-besides, somebody's got to feed the chickens.
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