In Others’ Words: Thinking about Freedom

Beth Vogt freedom, In Others' Words, Quotes 6 Comments

As we celebrate the 4th of July today, I’m always thankful for the freedom we share as Americans. And I’m also thankful for those military men and women — past, present, and future — who defend our freedom.  [ctt template=”8″ link=”6tg74″ via=”yes” ]In Others\’ Words: Thinking about Freedom #4thofjuly #quotes [/ctt]

In Others’ Words: Defining Love of Country

Beth Vogt In Others' Words, Life 8 Comments

I know the exact moment I became a patriot. My husband was in the U.S. Air Force and “Uncle Sam” sent us to Turkey for two years. At that time, “us” included my husband, me, our five-year-old son, two-year-old daughter, and three-month old daughter. Yes, the move overseas was quite the experience — and that’s another blog post. Our first 4th …