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Morning Paragraph #48in48 #34

It is the day after Thanksgiving and the day before Fakesgiving.  It is my first holiday gathering without Dad. He loved gatherings of people. It allowed him the opportunity to talk about things past, to enjoy conversations with a number of people and to be surrounded by people who loved his stories.  In his last years he would tell me repeatedly how he missed Ma. We would share the sorrow brought on by her absence. One of us would bring up one []

Morning Paragraphs #48in48 #8

This morning I sit here and contemplate the restlessness of our nation.  I find it fascinating that carrying a weapon is considered Patriotic while exercising your right to peaceful assembly is not. I liken it to those who quote the Bible for their own purposes, the quoting of Amendments and Rights.  My #48in48 challenge is my distraction from the vitriolic atmosphere that surrounds me (and sometimes makes me feel as if I will drown).  I want to open my eyes to new []