a new beginning

In honor of the elections today, I thought I’d write about a special event in my life  – my swearing in as a United States citizen. Back when all of my friends were turning 18 and registering, I wasn’t able to. There’s a lot of griping about politics, who’s doing the right job, what they’re doing wrong, etc. but some people don’t even exercise their right to vote. And complain anyway.  Since becoming a citizen, I have rarely missed an election. I also do my best to go to the polls informed. I research the candidates and decide who I think would do Continue reading