Unfortunately, the concept of patriotism has become a political hot button topic. One that will immediately polarize far too many people, who will cling to their beliefs, no matter what. Watching the recent debates of the national anthem made me give it some thought. What is patriotism? The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines it as “love for…… Continue reading The Depth of Patriotism
Do we live in such an angry world? Are things spiraling downward into chaos, a world where people cannot discuss or tolerate anyone who is different? Sometimes I think this is the case. People are bickering at alarming levels at political rallies and debates. Mobs of people are marching for various protests, and come into…… Continue reading Life and Times in an Angry World?
Memories always have a way of fading with the passage of time. Some memories may be forgotten entirely, while others are seen through the fog of time. There are those which are ingrained into a consciousness and will never fade or dim no matter how long. One such memory is the infamous BenGay incident. My…… Continue reading Uncle Edward and the BenGay Joke