15 years... It has been 15 years since the unthinkable, or least for those in the United States. Nearly 3,000 people killed on September 11, 2001. Including 400 first responders and 134 military. Take a moment today to pray. Pray for the survivors Pray for the families those that didn't survive. Pray for our country. … Continue reading Never Forget
Several years ago I wrote Top 10: American History Facts. It has been a very popular post the last couple of weeks. Thought I would add a second installment. #10: The Red Cross has a Congressional charter even though it isn't a government agency. It was chartered in 1990 to provide disaster relief and provide … Continue reading Top 10: More Interesting American History Facts
Dear Elected Officials, Candidates, and Other Political Types: I'm sick of both political parties and fear mongers. It is time to to move past political party lines and address the real issues. I vote issues and for candidates not along party lines. I have a brain, therefore I do not require a political party to … Continue reading Open Letter to Politicians
Thank to all who have served or are currently serving our country. The Honor Flight Network , a non-profit organization, sponsors honor tour for our heroes to Washington, D.C. to visit their memorials. Currently, priority is given to World War II veterans and terminally ill veterans.
I'm sure by now you have heard about Is Anybody Listening, a video created by a group of teens at Village Academy High School in Pomona, CA. The project was sparked by a class discussion of The Great Gatsby. The video was on place on YouTube and caught the attention of President Obama.
Last weekend America debuted on Lifetime. I don't usually like Lifetime movies but I found their newest offering interesting. America recounts the plight of 16 year-old America who has grown up in the foster care system. Due to circumstances he ends up in a youth treatment center where encounters Dr. Maureen Brennan (Rosie O'Donnell). The … Continue reading Movie Review and More: America
This morning Good Morning America unveiled the 2nd Wonder in the series 7 Wonders of America. Sam Champion was the adventurer/host for today's segment. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge was designated the 2nd wonder. It featured some amazing scenery. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is on my list of places to visit someday. One day … Continue reading Wonders of America: 2nd Wonder