That most wonderful time of the year
From our house to yours, enjoy the wonders of the human spirit throughout this string of holiday seasons that carry us into 2011. May your holiday spirit enjoy broad sprinklings of merriment, family, safe travels, and optimism for what lies ahead.
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“Sunsets are so beautiful that they almost seem as if we were looking through the gates of Heaven.”
John Lubbock, English Biologist/Politician, 1834-1913
In searching for a good quote about America for the 4th of July, we
panned this nugget from the late Ronald Reagan (1911-2004), spoken
while he was 40th President of the United States during 1981-'89):
may try and tell us that this is the end of an era. But what they
overlook is that in America, every day is a new beginning, and every
sunset is merely the latest milestone on a voyage that never ends. For
this is the land that has never become, but is always in the act of
becoming. (Ralph Waldo) Emerson was right: America is the land of