Flag Day: Celebrating an Important Symbol of Freedom, Democracy: "Our flag says, ‘I am what you make me, nothing more. I swing before your eyes as a bright gleam of color, a symbol of yourself.” – Franklin K. Lang, Secretary of the Interior speaking at a Flag Day Ceremony, 1914.
I’m sure you’re familiar with one of the laws of thermodynamics that states, “Everything is moving toward chaos.” If you want to see it in action, just make a visit to my house. Evidently, my granddaughter, Sabria, doesn’t think we’re getting there fast enough, so she has recently stepped up her
I took the road less traveled by, and that has made all the difference--- Robert Frost
Back when veteran newsman Andy Rooney passed away, I posted an article about it on facebook. Several said I reminded them of him. The man had an incredibly long career as a journalist, so I’m good with the comparison.
June brings to mind weddings. In our country, June is a very popular wedding month. Although I did not marry in June, like many of you, I have observed the exchange of many wedding vows during that month.
Every now and then I like to share some thoughts--some from others and some I've contemplated my almost 79 years. Someone has said that all a man will ever really own are his own thoughts. Just as you can't roller-skate in a buffalo herd, it's hard to think worthy thoughts in one too.
My friend, Sue (Minton) Hawkins was killed in a traffic accident last Tuesday, and I have to wonder why. She was just forty-eight years of age, and her life had finally taken on the kind of direction and purpose that she had always wanted it to.
One night when I was around 7 years old, my dad came to tuck me in bed, I explained to him that I was lonely and asked if I could have a baby brother. My father just smiled and said he would talk to my mother about it; 9 months later I got my wish, a baby brother.
I see comments on Facebook about living in "this town" or getting away from "this town." I don't really understand what is so bad about "this town." My conclusion on comments of that nature are that some have made a bed, and now they don't wanna lay in it.