It can't be 50 years since JFK died. Surely not. I guess I was 12 at the time; I know I was in Latin class in the 8th grade. The announcement came over the PA, and, like at any junior high of the day, there was nervous laughter, crying, bewilderment. We watched the funeral on TV for hours, and felt shocked again when Oswald was killed. I can't replay the whole story that is everywhere this week, it feels too morbid and even after all this time, too bewildering. Do I believe Oswald acted alone? Not. Do I believe Ruby shot Oswald out of some grandiose patriotic pay-back feeling? Not. Will we ever know the entire truth? Not.
Maybe it doesn't matter anymore? Dunno.
I certainly hope security for our leaders has vastly improved.
Bumper sticker for the day: "If you are psychic - think "HONK".