Sixteen Years Ago – Melancholic Memories – 53 Days

I’m in a melancholic and nostalgic state of mind today. Sixteen years ago, on 15 September 2000, Cathy Freeman lit the Olympic flame in Sydney. I watched that Opening Ceremony at the Lord Raglan Hotel in the city’s Redfern neighbourhood. I was there with a fellow American; we had both moved to town recently. I …