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The people have spoken…

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My heart is broken…living in a country that is so keenly divided.  I don’t know how politicians do it – strive so hard so long for what they believe, lose, and then pick themselves up to strive another day.

Yes, I know there were many angry votes cast on each side.  So I must say…there are a lot of people hurting out there. I’m one of them.  But I do believe the people have spoken and there will be a peaceful transference of power – something for which I am thankful.

I fear our present climate has set our clock back decades where a minority feel emboldened to bully or harm people of color, people in the LGBT communities, people who worship different religions, or women who wish to travel from their home to their businesses without being verbally harassed.

We cannot let this stand.

It will take me a while to process everything that has happened in the elections and the part I will play in our next chapter.  Hopefully, I will find the strength to choose hope over bitterness, pick myself up, and strive for “a more perfect union.”

 

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Scarier than Halloween…

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What is scarier than Halloween?  The Saturday before Halloween, the kiddos were visiting.  (not scary yet) After decorating the front lawn and eating a pizza decorated like a Jack 0’lantern we caught a whiff of a strange smell in the house.  It smelled like a plastic container was melting.  So, we explored and found nothing wrong in the kitchen.  The smell got stronger, so we called upon Hubs to explore as well.

A few inches from the back door a plug was smoking and sparking.  Hubs grabbed the plug, which splattered melted plastic on his hand and blew the breaker.  It also stopped the smoking and the sparks.

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Drama… yes

Fear…yes

and GRATITUDE

  1.  I am thankful Hubs (long time welder) knew what to do and was not afraid to do it.
  2. I am thankful we were home, or our house would no longer be standing.
  3. I am thankful that we only had one thing (our kiln) hooked up to the plug/breaker so we can take our time in fixing the problem.
  4. I am thankful that Hub’s hand was not injured.