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January 24, 2009 - 9:10am

Conversations with Calliope- Sending My Book to President Obama

posted by Joseph Langen in hope, President Obama, writing goals.

(West Chop Lighthouse- Martha's Vineyard)

JOE: Good morning Calliope.
CALLIOPE: Good morning Joe. How are you today?
JOE: A little cold with the weather around here but I'm at least warming up my fingers typing.
CALLIOPE: What are you busy typing?
JOE: Other than our discussion, the next item on my agenda is a letter to accompany the copy of Navigating Life I am sending to President Obama.
CALLIOPE: Really?
JOE: You sound surprised.
CALLIOPE: Isn't that a bit presumptuous?
JOE: I don't think so.
CALLIOPE: How come?
JOE: In his inaugural address the president said, "On this day, we gather because we have chosen hope over fear, unity of purpose over conflict and discord."
CALLIOPE: I'm not sure how that fits in with your sending him your book.
JOE: The whole point of my book is to encourage people to look at the meaning of their lives and how they affect others. I want to let him know that I am working toward the goal he has set for us and which we have set by electing him.
CALLIOPE: I see. Then what?
JOE: I will continue pursuing this goal through my writing in whatever form it takes. Talk with you on Monday.

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