Missing Monarch the Bear
I was paying attention to the speaker. I really was.
After all, it was Sixth Grade Orientation at our new middle school. And the principal gave an engaging, and very funny, presentation.
But I found my attention drawn repeatedly over to side of the stage. Stage left, to be precise. And what was it that was holding my interest?
The state flag. Or, should I say, the commonwealth flag. For Pennsylvania is one of four states to self-designate as a commonwealth.
It is a lovely flag. One that displays a great deal of symbolism.
It just doesn’t feel like our flag yet…