This blog reports events and interesting tidbits from Rensselaer, Indiana and the surrounding area.

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

The flag

The winter winds have done some damage at Brookside Park, as this unanchored banner shows.

It also did some damage to another banner, the star-spangled banner by the LaRue pool.

This may be similar to what Francis Scott Key saw when he was inspired to pen what became the national anthem. However, I do not think most people will be stirred to patriotic thought at the sight of it. It is time for a new flag in the park.


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