Give Thanks

Thanksgiving Day      In 1863, Abraham Lincoln appointed Thanksgiving Day as a national holiday.  He designated it to be the final Thursday in November.  That year the North and the South were in the throes of the Civil War.  However, Lincoln saw that despite the war, there was still prosperity...

We Are A Complete Series

This fall (2019) I waited impatiently for the movie Downton Abbey to be released. It’s based on the wildly popular television series that was on PBS from 2010 - 2015. I discovered Downton when one of my daughters binged watched it and recommended it to me. It was one of...

Veteran’s Day

     Today is Veteran’s Day.  The picture that comes to my mind on Veteran’s Day is that from the famous Life magazine cover that shows a WWII soldier kissing that woman at the end of the war. Both of those people were strangers to one another, but many ofthose WWII...

Disappointment

      One of the hardest things in life we have to deal with is disappointment.  Disappointment is tied to our expectations, our wants and our dreams.  When our expectations are not met, our dreams shattered, or we don’t get something we want, it can cause us to go...