On Aug. 21, 1959, President Eisenhower signed an executive order proclaiming Hawaii the 50th state of the union.
That brings back grade school, and coloring in our two new states. Alaska became the 49th state on January 3rd, 1959.
Today, it doesn't seem so long ago. I feel myself curled up in a ball where my head easily touches and blesses my toes, and the past is new as now, and now, is fresh as the enthusiasm of a kitten, and time is lovingly rolling round and round, signaling with light the joyful life that is me, and you, and we!