Hi everyone. I hope you’re doing well. I’m finally starting to feel like myself again after surgery. I got to rest a lot, watch TV, be on social media and spend time with loved ones. I was almost getting bored! I finally started driving again this weekend. I attended mass and took my son to the movies on Sunday. We enjoyed “The Lego Ninjago Movie.” I was surprised the movie theater wasn’t more packed for this one! I was hoping my doctor would release me to go back to work last week but he didn’t. I’ll be going back to work on Wednesday.
Since I was lying around on the couch and bed, I watched the news and read what was on social media a lot. I’m sad and disappointed on what’s going on in the world these days. I try to stay positive but sometimes it’s hard to do it. Mexico has gone through two earthquakes and aftershocks in September! It was nice to see so many come together and help them with donations. Since El Paso is 45 minutes away from Mexico, I was happy to see a lot of El Pasoans help out. I’m also happy that many helped out Hurricane Harvey, Irma and Maria victims. I’m glad I was able to donate a little bit of money and items. A local business I contacted will be helping a high school friend who lost everything during Harvey. I’m going to continue doing what I can to help out. Forgive me if this post is too long and all over the place.
There’s so many other issues that I’ve also been thinking about lately. I wonder if we’re going to war with North Korea soon. I was also worried about the new healthcare bill. Luckily some Republicans are voting no on it. Another issue that Americans have been discussing in person and on social media a lot is the president’s remarks on kneeling during the National Anthem at sporting events. I disagree with mostly everything that comes out of his mouth. I dislike him more and more everyday. A person in that position should be protecting our constitution and rights. He’s not honoring the job description in many ways. I personally think we should stand up during the National Anthem as a sign of respect to our flag and the many who have fought and continue to fight for our Constitution and rights. The beautiful thing about this is that Americans also have the right to kneel or sit if they choose to do so. I understand many are upset over police brutality, racial inequality and the way things are going in this country. I am very upset over these things too. America has a lot of issues right now. I have a tiny shred of hope things will eventually get better. I hope we can come together and help others whenever it’s possible. Things like this make the world a better place. What have you been doing lately? Take care everyone and I’ll see you soon.
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