It is that day of the year when we gather to witness the Nation's military and cultural razzmatazz. The only time of the year when we get to see some discipline on display!
They probably expect me to say that I would be doing something worthier instead, like visiting overcrowded malls. No people, I mean it. I do watch the parade. If that's odd, so be it.
All these are fine. But I do not want the discipline, decorum and bonhomie to be confined to the annual jamboree. I want good things to happen in our Nation 365 days of the year.
So here's a wishlist of things that I would like to see happen for the collective good of the country and humanity in general:
Wishful thinking, do I hear you say? Maybe.
I am well aware that these are complex, complicated and multifarious issues subject to the vagaries of multiple variables.
But wishing, thinking and doing are the only things that are under my willful control. And the wise say that there is a lot of power in thoughts and words. So I will wish away!