Community Blessings – Edward ”Jake” Jackson, Leigh Rieder, Mary Ellen Yost

As Americans, how can we not say thanks for nature’s beautiful landscapes and its unique creatures; for endless learning opportunities, and for a safe and a secure life for our families?
Quite often, my wife, Delfina, and I remark on how thankful we are for all the freedoms we have. Freedom allows all of us to reach for that elusive brass ring, or to wander off to places we’ve never been, or turn our ambitions and dreams into realities. Each and every person interprets the meaning of “freedom” quite differently. To me, freedom loosens any restraints, and that . . .

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