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 […]

May
28
2018

Today’s Memorial Day celebrations will be filled with family and friends and fun, as well they should be. I hope that we encourage each other, as we enjoy the holiday, to remember what the Memorial Day celebrations should be about. Today we honor our fallen: those that gave the ultimate sacrifice as men and women […]

Dec
22
2017

We have all heard the negative reports from across our land of instances where the Christmas Season is assailed, and it seems that all the Grinches of Christmas ban together each year in one voice to shout down the traditions of Christmas. Yes, we know the crazy stories of businesses that do not allow employees […]

Aug
14
2017

Of extreme importance to a culture are its landmarks, boundaries and monuments. A culture’s past, the good as well as the not so good, must not be forsaken or forgotten. The good, the bad, the ugly are all important to the understanding of where that particular culture has come from and why it is what […]

Jun
17
2017

Yes, Jesus believed in the Three Little Pigs, at least the principles taught with that story. If you remember this classic fairy tale, you’ll surely remember how spiritual these young swine were. Well, maybe not, but we can certainly glean some life lessons from our piggy friends. And don’t jump to conclusions. I’m not advocating […]