A Rock and a Hard Place

A rock and a hard place. I remember the first time I took the oath of enlistment. I was seventeen and very wet behind the ears. I knew about service because of my Dad and both grandfather’s experience in the World Wars. But as we repeated the words (inserting our own names at the appropriate […]

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The coming storm

Warning: If you don’t like posts about Patriotism, stop reading now.   I was taking inventory of my life in the last few days and here is what I think I found. First, I was born an American which means that because of decisions my ancestors made, I wasn’t born in Scotland, England, Ireland, Germany, […]

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Postscript – 2020

As the final count continues and the “ballots” continue to arrive seemingly from thin air, I have decided to archive all of the countdown posts form the past three weeks. I have to admit that it was discouraging to see how many people in the country that I love willing to trade their freedom for […]

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Freedom of the Press

I wrote this post in October 2020 prior to the election. Today, February 24, 2021, Democrats in the House of Representatives are leading a hearing that is designed to shut down the last remaining News Networks that are not in alignment with every part of their agenda. I have to be honest with you, having […]

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Who planned this anyway???

No excuses The campaigns are all over. The last vote was cast. Falling nine votes short of victory means you go home and think about what happened and what you could have done differently. But second place in a two person race is still first loser. There are no real excuses. There are some reasons […]

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