The Vote in New York

Thumbnail image for Empire.jpgIt is thrilling to follow Andrew Sullivan's chronicle of the tension, release, drama, and aftermath this evening. Also, Nicholas Jackson's tech and political insights (source of the "Rainbow Empire State Building" photo at right).

Ten years from now, it will seem as hard to believe that couples of the same sex could not get married as it was, by the late 1970s, to believe that couples of different races could not get married in a number of states just a decade before. This barrier will fall much more quickly than that one did.

A long and happy marriage has been the main positive event in my life. I am glad that more people will have the opportunity.