It’s the day after elections. The vampire grandmas are angry and sleep deprived and grieving. “The country is in the toilet!” says Berry Knotwell.
Lucy Furr says, “Did we need this fire set under our collective ass to get moving?”
Ruth Leslie Wright says, “Yes. Hate to think so but yes.”
Diane DeKay suggests that today, they start with some small things :
dress in mourning (for the next 4 years),
attach a black ribbon to your car or bike,
don’t dwell on projections that will eat you up,
try to view our bi-polar nation as if it were a person–whom we would care for him in a psych ward.
“Fine,” says Lucy, “but what about the grandchildren?” Berry bursts out in tears. “What will happen? What kind of world will our grandchildren have? Will they have a world?”
The vampire grandmas decided to sit the day out together with comfort food and some good reading about the apocalypse. Imagining what might happen will help them gather their energy for action.
They are reading and discussing these New Yorker stories.
Also see The Undead Bookshelf for more related reading.