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Kicking the Can

June56 Wrote: Jan 04, 2013 10:04 PM
Great article and once again, because we can't say it enough, thank you sir for your dedicated, unwaivering service to this country. A country whose every foundation, belief and dedication is disappearing right before our very eyes. You are so right - we are on the Titanic. Never dreamed I would live to see this happen but sure enough when I wake up each morning I realize I did not just have a nightmare but woke up to reality.
PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. -- It seemed like a good idea at the time. After Christmas, my wife, Betsy, and I planned to head south to this lovely barrier island in the South Carolina Lowcountry. Our plan included celebrating New Year's quietly with as many of our kids, their kids and our friends as possible and then returning to Virginia. It was supposed to be the antithesis of Times Square. Like so many of the best-laid plans of mice and men, it didn't turn out quite as expected.

Only six of our grandchildren made the trek south, because so many of them had...