Alexander de Tocqueville
I love this country. I was reminded of some of the reasons why just last week. My husband David and I drove down to
The next day, David went to his meetings, and I visited booksellers and scrapbook stores. I stopped in at Burke’s Book Store, established in 1875. Each time
From there I drove to Davis-Kidd Booksellers. I ate lunch in their restaurant, Bronte’s Café, which promised and delivered a novel experience. The food was terrific!
Next I visited Eclectica Scrapbooks and Stamps. This is a WOW of a scrapbook store, and I had to indulge in buying paper. Sigh. The selection was too yummy to pass up.
Back to the
David finished his meetings, and we started the drive back to
Now you’re probably wondering…what does this have to do with your theme, Joanna? About loving this country? Well, seated across the aisle from us was a table full of soldiers in camouflage gear. David and I were enjoying our meal when the soldiers finished, stood and started walking to the cashier.
Lambert’s erupted in applause. Spontaneously, everyone was paying tribute to these men who are serving our country.
And that, my friends, is one reason I love
So, please, honor our country. Be an informed citizen and plan to exercise your right to vote!