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While on an exceptional vacation in South Dakota last month, I was struck  by something I had not noticed in previous visits.

America's Eagle is Tired

I see a large granite eagle resting on George Washington's right shoulder.  Mentioning it to other tourists, everyone had the same surprise.

It's almost like the symbol of our democracy is growing weary of all our nation's problems!

America's Eagle is Tired

Mount Rushmore is a National Shrine, and while on stage during the veteran's ceremony, I thought about that eagle above us and the tremendous spirit of patriotism in the crowd and realized; we are going through a temporary crisis, and our great nation will pull through and our eagle will again rise in pride!

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Comments (4)

Gene Riemenschneider
Home Point Real Estate - Brentwood, CA
Turning Houses into Homes

Indeed it will.  I believe (in the words of Ronald Reagan) that our best days are ahead of us.  

Oct 16, 2011 07:05 AM
Lottie Kendall
Compass - San Francisco, CA
Helping make your real estate dreams a reality

Interesting observation, Gary. When I see and hear of some of the extraordinary young people in our country, I know we're in good hands. Somehow, present inequities will be lessened and we'll become strong again. Nice to see you here again,

Oct 16, 2011 07:21 AM
Than Maynard
Coldwell Banker Heart of Oklahoma - Purcell, OK
Broker - Licensed to List & Sell - 405-990-8862

Let us hope it is only temporary and we can get spending under control.

Oct 16, 2011 09:11 AM
Todd Clark - Retired
eXp Realty LLC - Tigard, OR
Principle Broker Oregon

I sure hope you are right and what is going on in our country is temporary and the eagle does rise again.


Oct 16, 2011 06:21 PM