April 19, 1945 – Happy Birthday Sailor

  Today’s story is a personal one. On April 27, 1993, my Dad went on eternal patrol as a result of a long struggle with heart disease and its many complications. Dad was 66 years old, having just turned that age on April 19. Both days have been significant in my life ever since. His […]

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Intolerable Acts

  April 19 is a day which has so much meaning to Americans for reasons both good and tragically horrible. It is a lightning rod day all the things that represent the best and worst of our country. In the dark past of our colonial beginnings, it was the day that marked the first “Shot […]

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