Just a brief update on my garden. Its been in for about a month now —- still has a long way to go.
I have never been enamored of Andy Rooney’s commentary on “Sixty Minutes”, but last night he was right on in his tribute to our nation’s servicemen and servicewomen. Believe me, I am grateful for the bravery and dedication of those serving in our armed forces. We would not be who and what we are today without their sacrifices. But the question is always in the forefront of my mind: what if we didn’t have any more wars? Why aren’t peace efforts just as valuable as war efforts? Please read this short piece, and join me in hoping for a time when our servicepeople will not have to die for our country. Can you imagine a year when none of our armed forces have given their lives in service to our nation? That would be a true celebration: