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Dreams, Goals, and Passion

The heroes of many of my friends as a child were the usual celebrities, musicians, or sports figures.  I was no different.  Mom and dad took my brothers and I to many air shows, but a trip to the Kennedy Space Center way back in the 1970’s escalated astronauts to heroic levels.  Seeing the massive…… Continue reading Dreams, Goals, and Passion

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Morality is Timeless

Should we give people in the past leeway in terms of morality and ethics?  I’ve often thought about this growing up, while in school, and even at times in my adult life.  With the unrest ongoing in our country this year, these questions come back to me.  I often hear that “things were different back…… Continue reading Morality is Timeless

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Beyond the Cathedral

We watched with awe and sadness as the fires ravaged the cathedral of Notre Dame.  Millions watched, transfixed as the spire crumbled into the inferno.  Crowds gathered along the streets in Paris to watch a special place of church and history crumble.  Watching the clips on the news and reading the feeds, I felt a…… Continue reading Beyond the Cathedral

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Mindful Actions for Positivity

For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction, as stated in Isaac Newton’s Third Law of Motion.  Although Newton was arguing in terms of physics, I like to adopt the mindset of applying this to my personal life.  For every one of my actions, thoughts, and words, there is a reaction onto others. …… Continue reading Mindful Actions for Positivity

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With the Old Breed

Memorial Day and Veteran’s Day are complete with all the pomp and ceremony befitting soldiers who have sacrificed for our country.  As a child, I fondly remember watching documentaries on our local PBS station, and still recall the images and descriptions while watching “G. I. Diary”, “Victory at Sea”, or “World at War”.  These programs…… Continue reading With the Old Breed

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A Tribute to the War Bird

Many of my childhood memories include many trips to airshows.  So many fond memories.  Seeing the old T-38s of the Thunderbirds during the in the early 1980s, seeing many aerobatic performers, and the countless military jet demonstrations still are still vivid in my memories.  Often bringing a smile to my face when I think back. …… Continue reading A Tribute to the War Bird