Land where my fathers died, Land of the pilgrims' pride,
From every mountainside, Let freedom ring!
Don't know why I'm feeling so patriotic these days. I really think that America at large has a deeper sense of patriotism ever since 9-11-01. For all of the devastation, heartache and fear caused on that day, love of country and one another seems heightened ever since.
Today in church my uncle who is a retired U.S. Navy veteran got a little choked up during the prayer of the faithful when he prayed, "Thank you
For all of her warts and bumps and shortcomings, America is an awesome country, and I am truly proud to be an American. Until next time...