One of my favorite things about living in the City of Grand Haven is that on a typical walk I can enjoy the neighborhoods, the woods and the shoreline all in one loop. Walking is therapeutic. It gives my mind a chance to empty with the rhythm of my steps and gives my heart a chance to take in the beauty I often ignore.
“You should write a book!” they say. They are people who have never written a book, thus the speed and casual way with which they encourage someone else to do so. They think of seeing the finished product, not the work that goes into it.
President Barack Obama is hosting a series of meetings this week with lawmakers, privacy advocates and intelligence officials as he nears a final decision on changes to the government's controversial surveillance programs.