By now, you’ve probably seen a plethora of polls and heard plenty about what’s wrong and which candidate is going to fix it.
The Active Age conducted a different, very unscientific kind poll at last month’s AARP Kansas food truck/voting rally in Grandparents Park, asking participants what they were happy or grateful for.
Ed Kirkhuff: “I’m going to say home security is right at the top of my list. Having my home.”
AARP Kansas Executive Director:
“I’m grateful for God’s grace and his mercy.”
Gerald and Dianna Schmitt: “I’ve had a good, long, happy life. Married to this gal for 56 years.” -Gerald Schmitt
“Family. Friends.” -Dianna Schmitt
Glenda and Bill Reynolds: “My wife. That’s the correct answer.” -Bill Reynolds “I was going to say family.” -Glenda Reynolds
Tavrick Lawless and Anita Raghavan: “I’m grateful for life. I’m happy for the world as it is. Could be better (laughs).”
“Being supportive of local business in Wichita.”
AARP volunteers John and Kathy Kramer, Joan Barrier, Paul Babitch, Anita Raghavan, Tavrick Lawless and Andrea Bozarth: “There are so many things. My family, of course. That’s the major thing.” -Joan Barrier
Charlotte Kuhn and Linda Overman: “Just life in general. We have a lot of good things going for us. And try not to dwell on the others.”
“Friendship, and meeting new people. Helping where I can.” -Charlotte Kuhn
“I’m grateful for AARP. Even though we have Covid, they’ve still got everything online.”