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We all have so much to be grateful for. We stood at the mall door waiting for someone to let us in. A lovely lady unlocked the door right at ten. I said it must be nice to start your day with people excited and waiting to see you. She said,
On this Veteran’s Day I want to tell you about my observation of democracy in action. It was election day. I walked in the chilly morning to vote for a variety of positions. I was certain of how to vote on some, and not so certain on others. As I approached the school, I was greeted with smiles and sample ballots. Then I met her.
It was a simple request that I make most weeks. “Excuse me, could you please hand me a can of the Organic Tomato Sauce – no salt added – from the top shelf?” What can I say, I’m short? The stranger replied, “Certainly.”
Driving to work especially early one day I noticed a car already parked next to the trail through the woods. Someone was most likely having their early morning run. It was pitch dark outside. The thought that raced through my mind was, I would be too scared to run in those woods in the dark.
Can I really write a blog and not address the Nationals being in the World Series? Important! I am not a “real” fan. I am a fair-weather fan who is now jumping on the band wagon because all is going well.
So often just when you think the path is clear ahead you come upon a roadblock. It interrupts or even stops your journey.