Thankfully, It’s Just the Sound of Fireworks

As my wife and I went for an after-dinner walk through our neighborhood tonight, we were surrounded by the sound of fireworks coming from every direction. It was a wonderful sound, the sound of people celebrating their freedom and independence. But then it struck me that those same sounds may strike terror in the hearts … Continue reading Thankfully, It’s Just the Sound of Fireworks

A Different Kind of 4th of July

It was a bit quieter in our neck of the woods today for the 4th of July compared to prior years. No parade, no picnic and entertainment at the local park, and no fireworks. Fortunately, some of the neighbors on our street organized an informal get together, and so it was nice to be outside … Continue reading A Different Kind of 4th of July