The last two years have been quite the “adventure.”
Usually, adventure triggers images of excitement or glamour, but there is also the little matter of discomfort and even danger—near-death experiences, large bugs, deadly snakes, dehydration. diseases.
Adventure is not all it’s cracked up to be.
I remember lamenting the lack of exciting historical events as a teenager in the 90s. I loved swing music and 1940s styles and was fascinated by World War II History. My dad, who was a young adult in the late 60s and 70s and fought in the Vietnam conflict, held back a chuckle as he noted that interesting history isn’t always as awesome as it seems.
He was right.
A few years after my teenagery complaint, I saw some tragic history unfold on September 11th 2001. I watched with my own eyes as our country transformed over the next years—deteriorating into division and anger. Friends…
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