Putting My Feet in the Dirt 2

“If wishes were horses”, the chairman offered, as they all nodded their heads in agreement. “If we could turn back Tuesday to a year and more ago, would we still be regretting the results?”

“Only the shadow knows”, an old man replied thinking he wished the Shadow was still around back in 2016.

The resistance citizens’ group resumed their coffee break. The planning of a nonviolent demonstration by the group was set for July 4, 2018 on the grounds of the Capitol building.


“If wishes were horses, beggars would ride” is an English language proverb and nursery rhyme, first recorded about 1628 in a collection of Scottish proverbs., which suggests if wishing could make things happen, then even the most destitute people would have everything they wanted.

Orson Welles was the first radio actor to portray The Shadow character that remains so well-known today. He was the first to play the part of the mysterious battler of crime who had the hypnotic power to cloud men’s minds.

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