I am so very, very fatigued by all the tumult going on in our county. I like to write about the wonderful people, the beauty of our neighborhoods and wild spaces, and all the good that is being done in the name of this community.
When the Clarendon Citizenwas founded just two years ago, one of its first goals was to be a free circulation newspaper. That still stuns a great number of people who are accustomed to a subscription-based newspaper. That decision to be “free” was not a difficult one.
I have what I consider to be a pretty patriotic family. Mom insisted that we put up our Old Glory on Memorial Day and it will most likely festoon the old homestead at Sunset Drive until Labor Day. It’s a tradition, as her father, my “Pappy” flew an American flag at his house every day.
Have you ever been cut off in traffic? Or had someone take a parking space you were so obviously waiting to pull into? Join the club. No matter what your road pet peeve is, at one time or another you likely shared with anyone who would listen how insensitive and selfish the other driver is.
Last week, I wrote about what I would have done if I had won that ginormous lottery pot. After it was printed (of course), I realized that I left out something that is very near and dear to my heart. And that would be Habitat for Humanity.