Tis Of Thee

My country… is facing challenges greater than ever. Who would have believed…? Elections were chaos… media lost leadership. Nobody knows what to believe any more. So we turn away. Never from our flag. Patriotism is going underground. The flag has been ... Continue reading →

Call To Arms

Who makes the call? Do we wait for the newspapers? No, they never quite get it. Too involved with sensational spins on minor events. Sometimes the truth is right there in front of us and we’re oblivious to it. We just don’t see it. Inaction is so ... Continue reading →

Anti-Social Media

Social media has captivated the attention and time of most of the world. Anyone who can get a cell phone or computer are CAPTIVATED! (me too) Wait…the word may be Captive. Are we all captive of it? Does this not infer there should be an Escape plan?? ... Continue reading →

Memorial Day

Our flag flies at half mast. Our flag. The flag of the United States of America. Our flag allows us to debate, criticize, and protest as much as we want without fear of persecution. It is amazing how much we love to criticize. Media and social ... Continue reading →

No Thanks

It wasn’t until I got old that I finally realized how much a “thank you” meant. Now our ears await the “thanks” back from the grandkids and friends when we give them something. A long time ago my in-laws gave me a lot and I don’t remember thanking ... Continue reading →

Fifty Cents

Just give me 50 cents worth. No more. No less. A perfect standoff. Nobody wins. It is a tie. How do you break a tie? Shouting louder? Throw a rock? Anger erupts when nobody wins. It’s not the numbers on the outside, but the feeling of losing ... Continue reading →