I have said that before. I remember once in South Dakota a guy knocked on our door and said he had read our name plate his uncle was the Belmont, NC Postmaster. I knew his Uncle and had done business with him in several real estate buys.
(We are not real tourists, this is as close as I got to the Eiffel Tower.)
But now with the internet your blog and my blog can be and is read around the world. It is hard to believe that folks from Russia, Germany, Italy, the Islands and India also Canada and the UK actually click on the Shipslog. some regularly.
If we can communicate this way, maybe it will eventually be a way to see each other in a more compassionate setting. Maybe we can BE FRIENDS around the world and over ride the hate mongers who cause and actually want WAR.
(My friend Buck and I in a Castle in Germany, this is a Huge Ceramic covered Furnace)
The internet could be a vehicle for better world wide understanding on ‘OUR level’ (The citizens) it can be a a vehicle for peace, we sure need one.
I miss Robert from Athens, he is a mixture of worlds, Germany and Greece. Of course Mort was always a blast even being as sick as he is. I know he misses his Mum. Mort’s flowers and love life was always interesting. And then there was Allie from the UK, what a dear. A computer crash just took her out of our lives, I communicated with Amil out of India for awhile, and ‘Rainy Days’ with the blind Pugs of Nova Scotia (originally from Quebec, I cannot think of her name, it has been 3 yrs since she dropped off the radar).
(Another Castle in Germany)
Most of the folks who read your blog and the Shipslog, DO NOT comment. We do have some solid ‘Good Will’ ambassadors here.
There is one thing that needs to be cleared up here in the USA. This is the United States of America. We also Americans. But we share that title with our friends from the North, the Canadians and our friends from the South, Mexico and central America. WE are all Americans. Shucks the folks in Argentina are Americans also, although South Americans. .
(Leaving the Senator Hotel in Switzerland, it still holds the record of the most $ paid for one nights stay! OUCH)
We really should get that straight. The citizens of the United States of America are not the only Americans in the World.
Okay, lets all set around the campfire and sing Cum by yah. Or what ever that 60-70’s peace-nic song is..
You probably are thinking, what is this fool saying? ………………………….. Feel good about yourself………. because I don’t know either!
(Hello boss, Got this slight problem! could you bring a ladder?)
Two 1982’s! Chrysler 5th and the Citroen.