Last week is one to remember.
I grew up in a rural setting out in the middle of nowhere. The closest house was about a half-mile down the road, and my aunt, her husband and their six kids lived there.
The backyards of all but one of my neighbors are enclosed with high privacy fences. The one exception is one of my next door neighbors. The only barrier between our yards is a flower bed.
This may be a surprise to some of you, or probably to most of you. Did you know that Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Barrack Obama, all retired U.S. congressmen, all retired civil servants of the state and federal government, all Texas retired teachers, and all legless or armless veterans on 1…