Thursday, October 8, 2009

The age of Aquarius

I just returned from a fun getaway with some good friends and just wanted to share one of the unusual sites we saw. Now it's not something that anyone should go out of their way to see. Actually, if you have to drive to it, it is more effort than it's worth, but it just happened to be right around the corner from where we stayed.

Yes, that's right, a memorial to hippies! Now what they need to be memorialized for is just a matter of opinion,(confusion on my part) and the fellow that constructed it believes the hippies gave us the freedom to be who we are, whatever we want, and not have to follow the "norm". Scratching my head, I thought that was what our servicemen have done and continue to do for us. Huh......

This guy thinks they started the lifting of the glass ceiling for women and our rights. I had the feeling during that time that most hippies didn't want to be part of the "establishment" so why would they care about the "glass ceiling"?. Also, the right to be left wing (he is obviously left wing by the commentary explaining the monument and that's not a bad thing, as is being right wing isn't bad. Just using your head and common sense whatever you are is a good idea) and to just go with the flow and not be uptight. Cool man..... I guess I thought those are things we as Americans have always had, and I grew up in that same era. The memorial actually flows with the chronology of his life, as he explains it, so I guess it's really a monument to himself and who he is.

Good for you fella! Whatever floats your boat! Right on!

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