I got to vote.
Tolerance is giving to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself.
Robert Green Ingersoll
I’m an optimist, it’s just how I roll.
It’s been a time of great passion where I’ve watched friendships crash and burn on social media and it’s been difficult to not get dragged into the fray.
Politics is a funny beast though and I have seldom, if ever, seen someone’s mind changed by these engagements. I hope for a time when campaigning isn’t done by tearing the opponent down but by focusing on important issues and how those will be addressed.
For me, the important thing is that I got to vote and I will continue to believe in America and democracy.
If this election has you reeling go out and find some beauty in the world, I promise you…it’s still there.