Showing posts from July, 2016

Celebrate Being An American

  Roll out the flag and bunting!          Strike up the band!  Light up the barbecue grills    Start celebrating!          Despite all the tough times, hardships, the bickering, and the mean-spiritedness we experience, this country is still worth celebrating. We grow and expand.  We make noise and rabble rouse.   We make it through hard times.  We are an Americans first, not Liberals or Conservatives, not Democrats, Republicans, Libertarians, Tea Partiers, or Green Partiers.    If we are born here or we landed here to become American, we all are Americans.        Recently, my husband said to me, "I am grateful for being born in the United States." Think about that for a minute. Would you be able to say the same thing?         As a woman,  I am thrilled I was born a American. Where, during my life time women have had the opportunity: to vote to seek political office to seek  a higher levels of  education to work with men as equals to compete in sports