Good wishing

Today is Good Friday, one of the holiest of holy days. That being said, I better be careful what I wish for.
Although it's a holiday for most people, it's a regular working day for me as I monitor the news. It's a quiet day here not only because I'm the only soul in the stuffy office but because the news has been quite... boring, for lack of a better word.
I'm not a person who wishes evil upon the world but I have a day job that requires international news in order to remain interesting. Luckily for the world, things have been relatively peaceful. This is not to undermine the ongoing issues in the Middle East and North Africa. Nor is it to reduce awareness on the nuclear situation in Japan. And it certainly doesn't mean I don't care about near-daily reports of suicide bombers. BUT, it has all remained unchanged for the past week or so, which means fewer reports, thus boring days at work. Canadian media is instead focusing on the election campaign and the royal wedding - two things my workplace doesn't need to get updated on and two things I have unwillingly become an expert on.
So although this is Good Friday, it's also "blah" Friday and I'm waiting for some big international news to break - maybe something positive could be happen. Maybe Moammar Gadhafi could choose to step down. Or maybe they could find the ultimate solution to fix the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. Or maybe the secret to worldwide peace could be announced.
Wishful thinking.
Perhaps instead of wishing, I'll just sit and reflect on the fact that on this Good Friday, the world is almost as quiet as my office.

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