Jun
10
2014

Vernon Ribera most certainly has a distinguished personal history. He is a retired professor of computer technology and Professor Emeritus at the University of Central Oklahoma, teaching at the university level from 1962 to 1990, and he is one of our nation’s patriot heroes. Vernon was orphaned at an early age and raised by his […]

Jun
6
2014

3 million military personnel, 5000 ships plus aircraft, tanks and heavy artillery all made up the largest amphibious assault in history. Of course we know the 6th of June, 1944 as D-Day, the day the allied forces invaded the Normandy coast and began liberating France, Europe and the world of the murderous, power hungry Nazi […]

Mar
5
2014

  The great state of Texas is known for a lot of things. The tag that seems to follow us Texans around is the one about being braggarts of who we are and where we live. But like Dizzy Dean said, “It ain’t braggin’ if you can do it.” Just kidding, but Texas is a […]

Nov
22
2013

Today is a somber day of remembrance for America. It of course is the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, TX. He was a young, energetic man, that brought life and hope to America. His presidency was during some very exciting days as we watched him lead us through […]

Sep
6
2013

Most Americans do not know about the famous missions established by the Spanish priests in the state of California. I wasn’t aware of them before our recent trip there, but their story is quite fascinating. These missions were established between 1769 and 1823 with the purposes of introducing the Roman Catholic faith to the Native […]