The Vietnam Veterans were harassed when they came home. Harassed after risking their lives; harassed after watching fellow soldiers and friends get killed; harassed after witnessing some of the most horrendous things that one human could do to another. These soldiers deserved to receive the treatment that our current military receives – whether we believed in the war or not. Please, the next time you meet a Vietnam Veteran, thank him for his service to our country. They were following orders – not creating the policy.
There is the “Buffet Rule”, the Ryan Tax plan, flat tax proposal and 739 other tax related bills submitted to Congress as of today, April 17th 2012 (the day our taxes are due!) Are our elected officials working for us or taking too many vacations?
Has Anything Been Definitively Proven?
I am shaking my head in disbelief! How can positive thinking be negative? Deep in our souls I believe that we all know positive thinking allows us to have a more confident approach to every day which leads to a more fulfillilling life.
The sleepless nights were driving me crazy — especially since I wake up between 5:30 and 6:00, normally. All kinds of horrible scenerios would flit through my mind as I tried to settle in for a good nights sleep. What would happen if my Dad had a blood clot break loose and travel to his heart? What would happen if my mother had a heart attack? What would happen if my sister, who has had two major heart surgeries, should end up not breathing? Finally, I decided to get my stressed out mind under control. It was time to calm down and figure out what I could control and what was out of my control. The only thing I thought of that would give me greater control of the situation was to take a CPR class …
A visit to the Pagosa Brewing Company during an unexpected spring snow warmed me up with its friendly atmosphere and wonderful food. It was delightful to sit by the window and watch the snow fall in the beer gardens, enjoy good conversation and the gentle buzz of conversation around me.