When was the last inauguration that felt like this? Eight years ago, I mostly remember a lot of anger, thousands of outraged protesters, and riot police hauling folks away. (I also remember being disconcerted when I got home by how little of this was reported in news coverage of the day.)
If the inauguration sets the tone for the presidency that's to follow--and that certainly seemed to be the case with the previous administration--then I think we're in a good place right now.
This week and the next may be light or erratic here at H & S. It's installation time again at the AAC, and there's plenty to do, as usual. I'll have more here and on the AAC blog by this weekend, I hope, on what we're showing in PUBLIC/PRIVATE--exciting projects by Anissa Mack, Matthew Sutton, Lisa Blas, and a bunch of other folks.
Happy inauguration! If you're here in town, stay warm!