...the Government of the United States, which gives to bigotry no sanction, to persecution no assistance, requires only that they who live under its protection should demean themselves as good citizens in giving it on all occasions their effectual support. Geo. Washington Feb. 22, 1732
Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.
Robert Kennedy, South Africa 1966.
Monday, July 31, 2017
BG let us have some porch time and mostly we liked it....but the neighbor kids screamed a lot. They also yell at BG when he reads. They aren't our favorite people but I guess Kids are going to be kids. BG should be used to it he was a teacher after all.
|Our bouquet of the month|
The leaves are pretty.
I like to sit on the porch with BG.
Through the screen.
BG likes these pictures.
He says they are artsy
We also like to sit on the lawn.
We wish the rain could come.
The people on the south are moving out. Boy they have a lot of "stuff" to deal with.
Todd watches them.
Here is a little called Bug Symphony.
Have a wonderful week.
Sunday, July 30, 2017
"Were I to be the founder of a new sect, I would call them Apiarians, and, after the example of the bee, advise them
to extract the honey of every sect."
- Thomas Jefferson
Saturday, July 29, 2017
Friday, July 28, 2017
"Don't add too much water," said Tom with great concentration.
"I wonder if there's a number between seven and nine," said Tom considerately.
"I manufacture tabletops for shops," said Tom counterproductively.
"It's not fair!" said Tom darkly.
"I haven't had any tooth decay yet," said Tom precariously