Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Tom Menino have announced the formation of The One Fund Boston, Inc. to help the people most affected by the tragic events that occurred in Boston on April 15, 2013.
"We are like you. We know that sports can be fun -- even in losing. Boy, do we know. We know that anybody who says it doesn't matter whether the Cubs or Sox are in the World Series so long as it's a Chicago team isn't truly a fan of either team. We know. But on Monday, we were reminded again how fragile it can all be. The explosions and injuries and death at a world-class sporting event such as the Boston Marathon make us heartsick. As much as it is anathema for a Chicago fan to root for any other town -- especially Beantown and all of its championships -- here we are.
Yeah, we were kind of bummed too when Newington, NH-based Planet Fitness took the business away from our friends over at Mullen last summer and gave it to Philly-based Red Tettemer... In any case, here's the new work, which we've been noticing a lot lately:
It's been an interesting day for us in the office so far.
Frankly, we've never really thought of ourselves as ones to buy into the whole Valentine's Day spirit and whatnot. But people have been noticeably extra cheery since this morning. Maybe because someone brought in heart-shaped doughnuts from Dunkie's. Or someone left heart-shaped chocolates on everyone's desks. Or there are just a lot of people walking around in red pants right now...
Whatever the case, the day's activities thus far have led to someone bringing up this one song, which was, of course, first brought to our attention by this TV spot:
And you know us and how we love our music around here, so we thought, we'd just share this with you today. As all this show of love and cheer has left us, well, you know...