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In Others’ Words: Thinking about Freedom

In Others’ Words: Thinking about Freedom

As we celebrate the 4th of July today, I’m always thankful for the freedom we share as Americans. And I’m also thankful for those military men and women — past, present, and future — who defend our freedom.  Read More »

In Others’ Words: Defining Love of Country

In Others’ Words: Defining Love of Country

I know the exact moment I became a patriot. My husband was in the U.S. Air Force and “Uncle Sam” sent us to Turkey for two years. At that time, “us” included my husband, me, our five-year-old son, two-year-old daughter, and three-month old daughter. Yes, the move overseas was quite the experience — and that’s another blog post. Our first 4th of July in Turkey wa... Read More »

Celebrating the 4th of July

Celebrating the 4th of July

It’s the 4th of July — a day of celebration and a time to be thankful for our country. As you enjoy time with friends and family, please remember our military men and women — and their families. For some, this is a day of laughter, relaxation, even thanksgiving … and for others, this is a more solemn day of remembrance. Read More »