Yes, I am. I love holidays as much as any other American. I celebrate American independence from Britain, yet I cannot forget we have American military in war zones. When you enjoy the fireworks this weekend keep them in mind. Do you think they want anything to do with explosions?
This is a WWII era 2 1/2 ton truck which was parked outside the dining hall on the St. Bernard Abbey campus. The juxtaposition of military machine and peaceful brotherhood made me think. I was awed by the strength and size of the truck. It was very intimidating. But I was similarly awed by the serene peacefulness of the campus,