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Under the Wire

What a flag taught me


August 31, 2022

How often have you asked someone “How are you doing?” and received a reply of, “I’m doing OK but I wish someone would shut off this wind!”

I find this notable because rarely does anyone want to “shut off this rain, snow, cold or heat.” Why does everyone pick on the wind? Wind does a lot of good if you think about it. For centuries it made travel across oceans possible powering sail boats. Sue has cousins who live on a sailboat, traveling to all sorts of exotic places, courtesy of the wind. Gas could get to 20 dollars per gallon or thirty-two cents, and they would not car...

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