What a Week we’ve Experienced… We watched as Americans came out of their homes and onto the streets in Huge numbers to peacefully protest police brutality against African-Americans, calling for changes within the police system. For a bit there, all we saw was fire and looting and elected officials called in the National Guard and imposed mandatory curfews. Hundreds of Thousands of people continued to protest, peacefully, literally Everywhere across our country, Every Day. Amazing! Frightening! Inspiring!
I haven’t been to our town’s protests, but I’m so impressed by how many have turned out. I’m still leery of Covid — remember that? — so I’ll leave it to the young -uns for now, but I’ll find a way to support this Cause. We can’t just leave it up to politicians. It should not be the burden of only the black and brown people. If we want to see systemic change across the board, then we woke middle-class white people must use whatever we have to continue to Speak Up.
We’re all suffering from Crisis Exhaustion, but Be Strong…
To celebrate the 17th Anniversary of the day we moved into our current abode, I’ve worked up a few posts dealing with the history of the families who lived here, starting in 1846. It is also the 16th Anniversary of the Blog known as Sonnystone Acres, so I will share some “Best of” posts. 16 years of Blogging?!? Crazy, huh? Time to celebrate..
Grandie #1 graduates from 8th grade this week — where has the time gone? I hope when she’s my age there is a much more Just and Safe America.