Thursday, March 18, 2010

Mad mad mad and a correction

First a correction. I will not be using RR ties in the garden. I never even knew or thought about wether they were poison to use them. So many people around here use them, I did not think there was anything wrong with them. Found out different thanks to a commenter. I am going to go another route.
Now to my mad mad mad. I was at our public library yesterday around closing time. I was sitting in the car and I looked up to see one of the employee's taking down the flag, the American flag. Now I am not going to get into my political views. But I can tell you I feel very strongly about the flag. It represents so much to me. Everything that has happened, our independence, not to mention the blood of all the servicemen everyday that lose their lives. I looked up to see the person lowering the flag then letting it lay on the ground while he unhooked it. While he was unhooking it he stepped on it and when he went to grab it he noticed he was stepping on it, he took his foot off it dragged it a bit on the ground and then threw it over his shoulder and then rolled his eyes and chuckled a bit to a passer by. Know some who were in the car with me had to hold be back from jumping out of the car. They thought I was overreacting. Really??? Does that flag mean anything anymore. I have not been able to get this off my mind. Still this morning I am thinking about it. It still upsets me. I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, Michelle


Scottish Twins said...

We are using cinder blocks for our garden. You can use the open holes in the blocks to plant marigolds and keep pests out of your veggies :)

ohiomommy said...

Michelle, I feel the same way. I can't believe someone would treat the American flag with such dishonor! That is exactly why our country is in the shape it is in. You should call and complain to someone in charge at the library, note the time and date.

Feeling your anger here in OHio

frugalredneck said...

Ohiomommy, I told my daughter and she talked to the admin. who adamantly stated that they train the employees from day 1 how to treat the flag and he would be talked to and showed again how to properly take the flag down. I am there 4 days a week to give my daughter a ride to I hope he listens because I will complain again with the Flag care manual in hand next time.
Thanks for the tip Scottish twins I think we have about 10 cinder blocks in the backyard, I will try that. Michelle