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Memorial Day 2014

May 26, 2014

I was one of the lucky ones. I served my country in peacetime. The president was the highly regarded former WWII army general Dwight David Eisenhower. Mr. Eisenhower had seen…

Martin Luther King Jr – 2014

January 20, 2014

MLK – Thoughts of this day. When Barak Obama was elected president there were tears of hope and a sense that something was happening  that was, a few years ago…

Labor Day 2013

September 2, 2013

Recently Sylvester Stallone was being interviewed about “Rocky The Musical.” Stallone is producing this show and was asked about the viability of a fight story being made into a musical.…

July 4th message

July 4, 2013

The inspiration that was the driving force of the creation that we call America is rooted in the idea of the collective good. I am concerned that concept of the…

Memorial Day 2013

May 27, 2013

Memorial Day 2013    Honoring our military   Memorial Day is coming up again and we make a lot of noise about how we honor our military. I say noise…

President’s Day 2013

February 18, 2013

The celebration was a consolidation of Washington’s and Lincoln’s birthday. It has come to be the celebration of every president. That concept may be offensive to my contemporaries that have…

Martin Luther King Jr. – Heroes

January 21, 2013

I am sometimes amused at the term hero.  I reserve that for very few and even then I allow for the human frailty of that so-called hero. We use the…

Thanksgiving 2012

November 22, 2012

Did you ever notice that the happiest people are not always the most privileged? Having said that, there is very little to be happy when you are poor and/or homeless.…

Response to Sandy

November 13, 2012

The message for Veterans Day was missed. Being without power, internet, and telephone service makes modern communication almost impossible. Well we are back and the story today is as important…

Labor Day 2012

August 27, 2012

I was given a book by a professor at Farmingdale a few years ago “Ideas Are Free” is the title. It sat on a shelf in my workshop unread. Last…

Fourth of July 2012

July 4, 2012

Fourth of July Message 2012 This is an interesting country to say the least. Since the earliest days there has been strife in America. We tend to ignore for the…

Memorial Day 2012

May 28, 2012

This memorial day I am thinking about all of the wonderful symbols of support for the troops. The ribbons and American flags adorning automobiles and bumper stickers saying “Support Our…