146 years. Imagine being in business for more than a century, and then the tent folds. Nostalgia was in full force last week as we heard about the closing of the Ringling Brothers Circus. Bedlam Farm put it best: “It’s more than a job. It is all they’ve known. These people did not only hear, ‘you’ve lost your job’ tonight. They also heard, ‘you’ve lost your home.’”
Whether we can recite bits of the famous “I Have a Dream Speech” or simply understand the cultural and historical weight it carries, most Americans are familiar with the ideology of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Thanksgiving is here, and we can’t wait to experience the magnificence that comes with it - full bellies, afternoon naps and football. We’ll leave the messy kitchen until tomorrow and reflect on all we have to be thankful for instead.