I am intensely patriotic and am so grateful for the freedom and opportunities this great land offers. Tears come easily at parades, when singing the National Anthem, when a flag passes by or at any other expression of freedom. Just try to get through this with dry eyes:
Inspiring. Also inspiring was the quartet who played--I love Itzhak Pearlman. His violin cries.
Anyway, an important day, today. As my children and I stood in the living room to watch the swearing in, I told them to remember this day. They will be able to tell their children about it someday.
God Bless America.