Last year’s official wedding gift theme was copper. This year was bronze. We decided on a mutual gift to ourselves, and got a bronze star for the house:
It looks nice, but gives me pause. Is it too…‘Merican? I don’t mean “Is it too Americana?”, I’m talking about the apostrophe type of ‘Merican.
And when did appreciation for one’s own culture jump to extremest right-wing nationalism? Maybe I’m just starting to feel that way with all the Trump flags surrounding us, like an eternal redneck colorguard.
Ah screw it. It’s just a harmless little decoration. Rockwellian Americana I say.