Washington State now has a 10th Congressional District. Much of the North of Thurston County will be included in the new district. Also included are parts of Southeast Mason County, and parts of Western Pierce County. The final report is scheduled for official release next Monday, the Ninth. Redistricting Website: www.redistricting.wa.gov/
You have something you believe in,
something you treasure, like this flower
(which could = hamburger / vitamins / gun / hot cocoa / gummi bears / libertarianism / peace / war / etc.).
You can have your flower. You can enjoy it. You can find like minded flower loving folks to hang out with. You can find groups of people that in general like your flower.
Life isn't fair and everyone won't like your flower all the time. There are no guarantees.
You can survive this.
Yes, your flower is beautiful and it is yours.
And you can respect the preferences, choices, and boundaries of others.
Respecting the choices of others does not threaten you or your flower.
You can have your flower.