I had planned on my next blog
covering the massive album set-up of Lady GaGa’s “Born This Way.” As I sat on the pier of the Mobile Bay watching this beautiful sunrise on Memorial Day, I just couldn’t think about anything else but the freedom we enjoy here. The freedom that so many soldiers gave everything for us to have.
I started thinking about what freedoms I cherish the most. I have to say it is freedom of speech. Which is funny to think in the case of Lady GaGa, she enjoys that freedom to some extremes :-).
For me, it’s the freedom to simply sit on a pier and blog about freedom. It’s the right for me to have a platform to speak from. It’s the right for me to have an audience to listen. Ultimately, it’s the freedom to choose who I want to listen to.
Today I don’t take that for granted. I remember the founding fathers of our beautiful country who knew this right to free speech was critical in our democracy. I remember the soldiers who took an oath to fight for our freedoms outlined in the constitution. I thank the soldiers from the past, the present, and the future who have, are, and will be committed to defend our freedoms.
Breathe In & Smile Out,