Tag Archives: Sacrifice

Movies: Top 5 Favorites Update

Good story, great jazz music, and even better performances; what more can you ask from a film. In the past few weeks I’ve had the opportunity to catch up with a few of the releases from the end of 2014. … Continue reading

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Pioneers and Heroes – and the Final Frontier

“I watched other men walk on the Moon, and return safely, all from the confines of Mission Control and our house in Houston. I sometimes catch myself looking up at the Moon, remembering the changes of fortune in our long … Continue reading

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Movie: Interstellar – Best of the Year?

“We’ve always defined ourselves by the ability to overcome the impossible. And we count these moments. These moments when we dare to aim higher, to break barriers, to reach for the stars, to make the unknown known. We count these … Continue reading

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July 4th Post Scramble – Actually 2 for the Price of 1

My post for the 4th of July Holiday weekend was intended to be about the man I most associate with the holiday, but a blogger whom I regularly follow, beat me to it. Eight or nine years ago, when I … Continue reading

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D-Day, June 6, 1944 – A date we should always Remember

“To me, history ought to be a source of pleasure. It isn’t just part of our civic responsibility. To me, it’s an enlargement of the experience of being alive, just the way literature or art or music is.” – David … Continue reading

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Memorial Day remembrance dedicated to my cousins

Though I was too young, I had an older brother and two cousins who went to Vietnam during the war. My brother Chris made it back from the war. My two cousins, both Marines, did not. Earlier today my wife … Continue reading

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Guys – Things you should do different

Hey guys, take note! – When it comes to relationships with women, we can be a little dense, right? After quite a few years of marriage, I should know better – but far too many times I’ve made the mistake … Continue reading

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