With Thanksgiving less than a week away, Americans everywhere are starting to get ready – putting together menus and grocery lists; making travel plans or getting the house ready for guests…and scoping out the Black Friday deals.
I have several friends and relatives that, for the past couple of years, have done a sort of “30 Days of Thankfulness” thing on Facebook, where each day in November they post something for which they are thankful.
Thumbs up to the many veterans, living and dead, who fought for American freedoms and rights. Thumbs up also to the many who honored veterans this week through parades, celebrations or just a kind word or a hug.
“I believe that the role of limited government should be looking after the needs of veterans, the elderly, children and those institutions that improve the quality of life for struggling families. I don’t believe that government should bend to serve the needs of subsidized multi-national corporations and entitled billionaires.”
I don’t remember how the conversation got started Tuesday, but somehow (probably the craziness surrounding the fact that it was Election Day) myself, Jared Felkins and Xavier Smith found ourselves talking about things people say in the South that others don’t seem to understand.