I've decided to once again go with "Few Words Wednesday" posts this summer - though not every week - so that I can spend a little more time with Will and Hallie when they're home. I'm still having a hard time accepting the fact that my boy heads off to intermediate school in the fall, and while I know he's not leaving home for good, I can feel the clock ticking...
I paid little attention to George H. W. Bush's presidency while it was actually happening - as an elementary and middle schooler, politics were of little interest to me - but after visiting his Presidential Museum (here in College Station) multiple times, I know more about him than I do most other presidents who came before I could vote.
|I wouldn't mind having an actual
conversation with President Bush.
This week's "few words" belong to President Bush, and while he spoke them in 1989, they are just as relevant - and just as beautiful - today.
"America is never wholly herself unless she is engaged in high moral principle. We as a people have such a purpose today. It is to make kinder the face of the Nation and gentler the face of the world. My friends, we have work to do."
~ President George H. W. Bush