“T” Is for “Thanks”

“Happy Turkey Day!” The first time I heard it, I was somewhat amused.  Unfortunately, the American “Thanksgiving” has in reality become mostly that.  It is a day to eat turkey, stuff yourself with mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie, perhaps have a couple of brews and watch football.  And not much…

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Are You a Wimp?

No, it is a serious question. In the Army, there was always the drive to be a “real man”.  It was a particularly competitive environment that looked down upon whiners, quitters and losers. You know, God told Job to “Gird up thy loins now like a man” (Job 40:7).  Was…

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Reflecting on Independence Day

I have published a new article on Associated Content about “Reflecting on Independence Day”.  Below is an excerpt. When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the…

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