Thursday, June 12, 2008

A small world...

On Tuesday night I attended a meeting of "Democrats Abroad" in a pub in the City Centre of Dublin. The first person I met was a woman I had advised 24 years ago when I served on the faculty of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. A very pleasant supprise!

There was a lot of energy at the meeting around the challenge of getting as many ex-pats registered to be able to vote in the November Presidential election. Several at the meeting indicated they had not voted in a U.S. election for many years. George W. Bush has greatly contributed to motivating Democratic voters.

Out next meeting is a 4th of July picnic.