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Charles Vandegriff, Sr.
Since I was born, the U.S. has been engaged in 32 military conflicts to down right wars.
America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves. - Abraham Lincoln
Obama's firsts include telling the military they should pay for their own health insurance: They "volunteered to go to war" and knew the consequences.
We should be thankful for each day and the privilege to participate in life.
As the "older generation," we have had the freedom of failure, success, and responsibility. And it is our job to teach those values to our grandchildren.
It is Oscar Wilder who tells us “Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.” Wilde may have been a brilliant writer but in this, he may be wrong.
Easter was, back in the day, a day of reflection, fellowship, family, food, fun and Christianity. We would better off if we harkened back to that time and place.
The medical people in the hospitals, nursing homes and rehab should be recognized for how they are taking care of us from the little children to the elderly.
Love really does make the world go around.
That lightning bolt never disappeared, but instead disbursed and encompassed us, charging our lives with true love and friendship.