Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Homage to a Homager | Herdisms Blog
John's cartoon is half-right. I feel like advocacy is a Sisyphan task -- not just the halt carrying the lame, but that no matter how much I do, there's more to be done. Always one more phone call to be made, one more letter to be written, one more hand to be held.
Some days, I get so tied up with supporting other people that I don't get around to doing the paying job that supports me.
So here's to the advocates, "tired" people who give tirelessly. I could name names, but I know I'd leave out someone important -- you know who you are, and more importantly, the CFS community knows who you are. For a bunch of people who often have the feeling that "no one cares", it's nice to know that so many of you care enough to phone/write/blog/e-mail/author/advocate/publicize/analyze/gadfly.