This Week…Thank You to Many

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This Week…Thank You to Many

This was our first week of temperatures below 100 degrees…though not by much. We’ve been teased by rain but we’re still waiting. 

Police officers know that each time they put on their uniform, they are taking on risks to protect others.
Mike Parson

Today is Thank a Policeman Day. Our family has a retired police officer and others who are currently serving in law enforcement. 

Don't interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties.
Abraham Lincoln


Many in Law Enforcement work extra jobs to help support their families. They have missed holidays and special dinners. If you have the chance, thank a police officer. Even a Thank you smile says a lot!!!


You will never know how much it has cost my generation to preserve your freedom. I hope you will make good use of it.
John Adams



Tomorrow is also Constitution Day which commemorates the signing of the Constitution by our 39 Founding Fathers. 


If it’s been a while (as in high school) since you read our Constitution, here’s a link for you. 


The Constitution is not just an old piece of paper kept in Washington D.C. When I searched to discover why the Constitution is so important, this may be the best answer…

"A chief aim of the Constitution as drafted by the Convention was to create a government with enough power to act on a national level, but without so much power that fundamental rights would be at risk. "

The Constitution is the guide which I will never abandon.
George Washington

If you don’t have time to reread the whole Constitution this weekend, you can learn about the Top Ten Reasons Why the Constitution is Revolutionary. 

Have a wonderful weekend!



This world of ours... must avoid becoming a community of dreadful fear and hate, and be, instead, a proud confederation of mutual trust and respect.
Dwight D. Eisenhower


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Comments (21)

Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667,, Broker/REALTOR® - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

Thank you to all our police officers, every day, and a thank you to those who work to uphold our constitution on a regular basis!

I hope your day is wonderful.

Sep 16, 2023 04:54 AM
Kathy Streib

Kat Palmiotti Thanks for lending them your support. It can't be easy!

Sep 16, 2023 12:05 PM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Good morning, Kathy... it is impossible for any of us to thank our police and their families enough for all the sacrifices they make to keep us safe.

Sep 16, 2023 05:11 AM
Kathy Streib

Nina Hollander, Broker When my brother first became a police officer, we rarely saw him for a holiday dinner. 

Sep 16, 2023 12:06 PM
Nina Hollander, Broker

Kathy Streib I'm not surprised in the least to hear that, Kathy.

Sep 16, 2023 12:48 PM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Good morning Kathy,

What a great post to remind us of Thank a Police Officer Day and all the sacrifices they make to keep us safe. We enjoyed our first week of below 100 degrees and we've had welcoming rain every day. Just hope we can get through Hudson's football game and the UT football game tonight without getting soaked!

Sep 16, 2023 05:57 AM
Kathy Streib

Dorie Dillard Austin TX it looks threatening here but it seems to skip over us. I saw that Baylor's game was under a rain delay. Hope you were able to watch Hudson's game!

Sep 16, 2023 12:08 PM
Leanne Smith
Dirt Road Real Estate - Golden Valley, AZ
Relocation to NW AZ with elbow room & more freedom

I too thank all law enforcement officers. Thank you for the great quotes and the reminder tomorrow is Constitution Day. 

Sep 16, 2023 06:17 AM
Kathy Streib

Leanne Smith I have a small copy of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution in my carry on back. 

Sep 16, 2023 12:09 PM
Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400
The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803 - Plainview, NY
Long Island Condo and Home Specialists

Kathy, Can't express our gratitude adequately to our dedicated police officers and their families for the immense sacrifices they make to ensure our safety. A heartfelt shoutout to all! 

Sep 16, 2023 06:35 AM
Kathy Streib

Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400 Thank you for your support. They have a lot to deal with now!

Sep 16, 2023 12:09 PM
Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty
Waves Realty - Melbourne, FL
Florida Space Coast Homes

I try to speak to everyone in my family that lives in the Houston metro every week. All they seem to do is complain about the heat. It has been a crazy year.

Sep 16, 2023 06:47 AM
Kathy Streib

Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty it has been unlike any summer I can remember and I was born here. Stepping outside in the heat of the day was worse than stepping into a sauna. I could hardly breathe. 

Sep 16, 2023 12:11 PM
faye schubert
Retired - Branson, MO
Living the Branson Lake Life

Big shout out to all police and military involved in taking down the Pennsylvania jail break escapee!

Everyone could see the restraint used to treat him humanely upon capture. 

Sep 16, 2023 06:59 AM
Kathy Streib

I agree faye schubert I cannot imagine living in the area at that time. Thank goodness for the police and military. 

Sep 16, 2023 12:13 PM
Sharon Tara
Sharon Tara Transformations - Portsmouth, NH
Retired New Hampshire Home Stager

Respect and appreciation for our men and women who protect us at their own risk every day!

Sep 16, 2023 07:50 AM
Kathy Streib

I agree Sharon Tara it takes commitment and courage to face trouble like these men and women face. 

Sep 16, 2023 12:14 PM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello Kathy, if ever I am out for breakfast with friends and I see a police officer in uniform, I always buy their breakfast.


Sep 16, 2023 08:14 AM
Kathy Streib

I love that Will Hamm That's why you are very special. 

Sep 16, 2023 12:15 PM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Kathy, definitely appreciate those officers who put their lives in harm each and every day.

Sep 16, 2023 09:55 AM
Kathy Streib

Joan Cox it's important that we show them our appreciation!!!

Sep 16, 2023 12:16 PM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Good Saturday afternoon, Kathy.

Have a great day and an outstanding weekend.

Sep 16, 2023 12:08 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

We are enjoying relief from heat here in Sacramento too.  Current temperature at 1:40 PM is 79 degrees.

Sep 16, 2023 01:41 PM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Kathy the cooler weather has arrived here in CT., we are now seeing temperatures in the low 70's and great sleeping weather in the upper 50's.

Sep 16, 2023 02:10 PM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

Thank you for sharing all those things that we take for granted but should actually be thankful for 🙂

Sep 16, 2023 03:00 PM
Ed (Edward) Silva, 203-206-0754
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

Today was a sad day in CT for the men in blue as they held services for an office killed in the line of duty over the weekend. Over 10,000 paid their respects.

Sep 16, 2023 07:16 PM
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Kathy Streib  loved your post, Diane has a cousin who recently retired from the Boston Police Department and his sons followed suit... you might remember when there was the Marathon Bomber a few years back they were all involved in the chase and the capture of him..... Endre

Sep 16, 2023 09:06 PM
Brian England
Ambrose Realty Management LLC - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

There are always plenty of things to be thankful for each and every day and those that are thankful certainly live more pleasant lives!

Sep 17, 2023 05:22 AM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Prop. Mgr, Wenatchee, WA

Hi Kathy,
Great post! I appreciate those who are willing to put their own lives at risk to keep us safe. We can't thank them enough.  I sincerely hope we don't lose sight of the intent of the Constitution. Our forefathers had amazing foresight.

Sep 17, 2023 06:17 AM
Anna "Banana" Kruchten
HomeSmart Real Estate - Phoenix, AZ

Kathy we thank our police guys every chance we get.....and all the other service people as well.   I am with Carol Williams on keeping the intent of the Constitution. It's critical.

Sep 17, 2023 03:39 PM
Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

Thanks for the celebration of the Constitution - I am a strict consructionist and am really troubled by the elasticity that some people attribute to that document.   If people don't like the Constitution - then amend it - don't twist it into nonsense to suit yourself. 

Sep 19, 2023 05:41 AM