So it’s home again, and home again, America for me!
My heart is turning home again, and there I long to be,
In the land of youth and freedom beyond the ocean bars
Where the air is full of sunlight and the flag is full of stars.
Thank you, Henry Van Dyke. I couldn't have said it better myself. Although, on the other hand, it was loverly to be in Virginia Beach ov'r the weekend, witnessing not only the marriage of my cousin Joel and his bride Kirk, but also the sandy beaches of the Atlantic Ocean.