Why I’m Grateful to Live in America

We just had the Fourth of July, and that has inspired me to think about what makes me grateful to live here in the United States of America. I found that once you think it over, there is plenty of reason to feel that way. I thought I would share with you the two main reasons I am grateful. America has its faults, but it is a proud and wonderful country, and I’m glad I live here.

For one thing, The U.S. is a free country, a democracy. We have the right to make our own choices. We can shape our own Continue reading

The Irony of the Architect

Randall stepped into his apartment, glad to finally be finished with his conference. As an architect, Randall seemed to be constantly pressured to get everything right. That day, he had been charged with creating a large bridge with just the right design that would hold itself over the ocean area it was to go over without crumbling into the water. There are so many designs to choose from, thought Randall, and I have to pick the exact correct one on my first try!

Despite these grievances, Randall realized it made sense. Randall understood that he was the most respected architect in Continue reading