September 18, 2016, updated 10:26 p.m.
A BREATH OF FRESH AIR IN MY FAMILY
I have been enjoying a lovely time with one of our three sons, his wife, and their three children. It makes me so happy to know they are decent, God-loving, kind, courteous, considerate, productive, giving, responsible citizens. They put careful thought into their decisions and actions – and are a blessing to everyone they come in contact with. The same can be said of another one of our sons, his wife and children – and also of our third son.
What a contrast they are to our society that is generally falling apart at the seams.
A SURPRISE APPEARED AFTER DINNER
Several weeks ago, as my husband and I were leaving the Wendy’s parking lot in our neighborhood, we saw a sign posted at the end of the driveway. My husband stopped the car so I could get out to read it and take pictures. There it was – a public notice of an up-coming hearing to discuss a possible 40+ unit apartment building to be built next to Wendy’s. The plan was to build it where there was a tennis court area covered by a big white “bubble” – right in the center of a middle-class neighborhood.
Several days later some friends attended the meeting that was posted on that sign, and reported that the apartment building was going to be government-subsidized housing. It was to provide for the poor people who could not afford to drive up from the city to work in our small unincorporated town. They would be brought to live in our neighborhood, take jobs from local people, and attend our schools . . . Continue reading