Women’s March – Bellingham,WA

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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Reviewing chants before the start of the march. Woman’s March, Bellingham, Washington. January 21, 2017

I have no interest in making this blog political but for a change of pace I’m posting some photographs I took at the Bellingham, Washington ‘Woman’s March’. Women of all ages were represented, a few that could not walk used wheelchairs and I saw one on a mobility scooters. The local newspaper reported a few thousand marched. Based on the signs they carried the theme stretched far beyond women’s health issues. A few Trump supporters added an alternative view and waved their flag vigorously as the marchers passed by, but both sides were civil and relaxed. Since the election there have been a number of Anti-Trump marches. A few have turned into riots where police were attacked and injured and property and vehicles were destroyed. In contrast the Bellingham Woman’s March had a casual feel with lots of laughing, waving and selfies. Despite the cordial atmosphere I suspect President Trump has not heard the…

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