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25 November 2015
Many years ago, in the folk song era, the Kingston Trio recorded a song called "Merry Minuet," which I have thought of many times in the past weeks.
After I woke up to hear that Turkey had shot down a Russian plane over Syria this morning, I thought about it even more. The whole world is going crazy. I decided to check on the attacks that have taken place just in the last month. This is not all of them, but it gives you an idea.
And then there's Israel...
Terror attacks by numbers (as of November 24):
The whole world is, indeed, festering with unhappy souls. Friends of ours planned a trip to Turkey to celebrate their anniversary, and have changed and are now going to Japan, which, at last count, has not had any terror attacks or threats.
If there is anything to be thankful for as we approach Thanksgiving is
that our cruise is over, we are home, Davis is an unlikely
terrorist attack, and we have no plans to travel anywhere in the foreseeable
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