9/11

We all know where we were and what we were doing.  The images are permanently etched in our minds.  We have emotions that are painful and deep. We can't look back without asking the question, 'why?'  We have moved on, but we never will forget.  September 11, 2012, eleven years later.

Osama Bin Laden is dead!

Osama Bin Laden is dead and the United States can celebrate his passing.  Not that as a people we relish the death of someone, but because of the terror and angst Bin Laden has inflicted upon this country.  Everyone's lives have been affected by this terrorist, whether  or not you lived in New York, D.C. or Pennsylvania…

Making A Memory this Christmas…

My daughter graduated from the University of Florida this past weekend and is now home.  Although she did not want to walk for graduation, she is not into all the pomp and circumstance, I asked her to do it for my benefit.  Like a rite of passage, I wanted her to complete the journey of college with the ceremony. …

Friends

Friends; what the world be without them?   The people we choose to 'hang out' with.  Friends are the backbone of our lives.  People who share similar experiences and values, we seem to go through our lives following a parallel path with them.  We make friends in school, at camp, at work or meet them…

Good News!

I try not to watch television that much.  I guess that was an outcome from when Alicia was sick 8 years ago.  I couldn't bear to watch the news that was constantly telling me of all the terrible things happening in the world or making celebrities even more famous with stories of their bad and outrageous behavior. …