Monthly Archives: May 2011

Beyond Oprah and Katie – a Farewell to those that gave it all

Thinking about “The Things They Buried” article in today’s Wall Street Journal – Commander Evans fought the ultimate David vs. Goliath sea battle in Leyte Gulf (1944). Here’s to our Decoration Day heroes that guarded over us so that we … Continue reading

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Novels are written about weeks like this

Post-“Rapture” news this week has been spellbinding, tragic and transitional in a happy way (at least for me). Tragic: How Joplin Missouri bootstraps after that most devastating of twisters is unknown – even with the positive vibes and prayers of many behind … Continue reading

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Thinking about Mississippi

With the airing of a Freedom Riders’ flashback show on PBS tonight, and with our Army Corps of Engineers’ tough decisions made – this week has put Mississippi in the news… 1. Having Dreams: Congressman Bob Filner and other Freedom … Continue reading

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A shorthand “S” week for memorable events

1. What a week it was – starting last Sunday with the SEAL Team 6 road victory  in sleepy Abbottabad. Yet our POTUS said a few days later that “we” don’t spike the ball” in America – what Sunday NFL … Continue reading

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A super Road Victory

‘Twas a Long Season, Seal Teams ONE – Al Qaeda None, Super Road Vic’try! Heartfelt thanks to the greatest Military and counter-Intelligence group  the World has ever known. With the rest of this front page  story unfolding – thanks also … Continue reading

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Tuscaloosa tragedies

What can a concerned countryman offer about the uber-storm that raved Alabama this week? – Life isn’t fair? – Mother Nature can be so unkind? or perhaps – It happens (once every 70 years)? Thoughts, hopes and prayers are extended … Continue reading

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