Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Time for Thanks

All Americans know that Thanksgiving is a day to give thanks, but just what should we be thankful for. First, we need to be thankful that we have the freedom of religion in our country. We are free to worship where, when and how we want. Many countries do not have this same freedom.

Secondly, we need to be thankful that we live in a country that is ran as a democracy. We may not always agree with the way that it is being ran, but we also need to remember that as voters we put the lawmakers into place. We should be thankful in the fact that we know that our leadership can change within a few years.

We need to be thankful for the education system that we have in our country. It may not be the best and many may see many problems with it, but we should still be thankful that we have one. Our education is an important step in our lives. We are free to continue our education above what the public standard is if we feel the need to.

We should be thankful for the friends and families that we have near and dear to us. I have many friends, but few that are really a part of me and my family. Those are the friends that we seem to never leave no matter how long we are apart. I have a few of those friends and a couple that I consider closer to me than my family.

Whatever it is that you are thankful for, be sure to give that Thanks to God on this special day. Also, consider telling someone thanks for all that they do for you.

Monday, November 7, 2011

Dr. Conrad Murray Guilty and other thoughts

Dr. Conrad Murray, doctor to pop king Michael Jackson, has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael. Unfortunately, this does not bring the star back, but it does give his family some closure in his death and some justice for Michael. Doctors of these stars need to realize that drugs are drugs and can cause death and that they are going to be held liable for their decisions in writing and administering drugs to their patients.

Another news event happening right now that seems to be talked about on every news report that I see is the Penn State sex abuse case. It seems that there might have been a coverup going on within the ranks of the football coaching staff while young boys were being abused by one of the members of the coaching staff. How sad it is that adults might have known that these boys were being molested and no one reported it.

The Today Show on NBC is now airing the 10th anniversary of "Where in the World is Matt Laurer?" This mini part of the show has Matt traveling to unknown destinations that the show will give clues to where he will be the next day. Today he was in Walvis Bay, Naimbia- a desert area in Africa. I have to say that it seemed like a great place to visit as exotic animals are running free and the landscape was absolutely breathtaking! Mountains, oceans, desert sands all add to the beauty of the area.

Hallmark Channel has begun hosting their holiday open house which means that they are showing holiday movies each weekend between now and the Christmas countdown that they do each year. Bravo to the Hallmark Channel for realizing that some of us really do enjoy the holiday movies enough to watch them before the holiday season is in full gear. I actually can sit and enjoy them now versus the busy holiday season.

I just read about a Washington State mom who claims that her two year old son is missing from a car that she left him in along the road while she walked for help after their car ran out of gas. Now, what mother would leave a 2 year old child in a car by themselves when she is walking for help? I really do not believe that this woman is telling the truth. I just pray that this child will be found safe. Why do people feel that our children can just be taken and destroyed like a piece of property? Children are a blessing and deserve the best that we can give them.

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