I will never comprehend

Yes as stewards of this world we should strive to preserve or improve things around us.  But if an animal could kill or maim a child within 30 seconds and the only way to prevent this eventuality is to kill the animal what is the big deal?  Yes we...

Stones of Remembrance

 There is a purpose high to erecting memorials So that what the costs were So that the gifts obtained So that the value is remembered So that the benefits are not lost Use the time to recount Use the moment to teach Use the...

No names

No matter how hard No matter how long No matter the reasons Every once and a while Some one just beyond redemption by our efforts so the best we can do is - - -

Good to Remember

 "Cause I got friends on all bases, from the Navy up to the Air Force aces, and the Army greens, Coast Guard and Marines"  

On this day in 1955

A part-time construction worker visits the studios of Chess Records and cuts his first record, a souped-up version of a traditional fiddle tune given new lyrics, a new title, and an unforgettable guitar riff.  Popular music was never the same again....

Considering the state of our education

one could wonder if there was an intent behind the demise.   Another tidbit of wisdon from a Founding Father and Father of the Constitution: "Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm...

What was serene beauty

In one of the more spectacular portions of Costa Rica, their volcano national park, Mother Nature has for the past few years been giving warning of her impending fury.     Well on the 12th of May 2016, she exploded sending ash several...

Just who did you mess with?

An old man was eating at a truck stop minding his own business, when three dangerous-looking bikers walked in.     The first walked up to the old man, pushed his cigarette into his pie and then took a seat at the counter.   The second...