Sep
6
2018

I met Al Scroggin at a city recreation center, after his vigorous workout. He said that he had been exercising at that facility for the past twenty years. In fact he said, “I have been working out three days a week  for the past sixty-five years.” I told him, “No wonder you’re as strong and […]

Jul
20
2018

Tyrone Hurt learned a strong work ethic, respect and responsibility at a very young age. He was born and raised in East Chicago, IN, where his father and grandfather were hard working home builders. These men took young Tyrone under their wing and not only taught him the trade, but so much more about life […]

Jun
30
2018

The birth of the American experiment in 1776 is not something to be taken lightly. To be a citizen of this great country that has been the bastion for individual freedom and prosperity goes beyond precious. I believe America has been and continues to be a gift from the hand of God to this world. […]

Jun
25
2018

It is said that the term “National Pastime” was given to the game of baseball in the 1850’s. Baseball began being played early that century and captured America’s heart. Certainly, there was not as much to occupy Americans then as there is currently. Football, basketball, soccer, and golf all vie for the sports fan’s attention […]

Jun
13
2018

The United States Army’s birthday is June 14, 1775, when the Continental Congress began enlisting riflemen to serve for one year. Interestingly, at the signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776, the first flag of the United States was known as the Continental Colors flag. The Congress would not adopt a field of blue […]