Free Speech for the Dumb

Yesterday I watched as the school kids, softball teams, marching bands, politicians, and cultural organizations walked in our towns yearly parade of spirit. Mixed in, and new to this years procession, was a local group fighting for their voices to be heard. Right or wrong, without speaking, they made more of an impression on the crowds gathered for our city’s annual celebration […]

View post →

In Memory

As the bbq’s get underway, pools are opened, and lazy Fridays and weekend agendas booked from now ’til September, in many towns, villages, and cities, this weekend finishes with a small tribute to those who have been killed in service to our country. There is some question as to where the very first “Memorial Day” […]

View post →

Memorial Day

In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved and were loved, and now we lie In […]

View post →

Air Force Week in NYC

I thought it worth mentioning the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is hosting a series of exciting events associated with the United States Air Force this week from August 24th through August 29th.  The mission is to bring together the Air Force and the general public and illustrate the incredible mix of services the people […]

View post →