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The spirit of man is more important than mere physical strength,...

The spirit of man is more important than mere physical strength, and the spiritual fiber of a nation than its wealth. – Dwight D. Eisenhower: http://dlvr.it/Cpr36H

Dwight D. Eisenhower

"Crooked - An Alternative History Of Richard Nixon"

During the early morning hours of June 17, 1972, five men were arrested at the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate Hotel in Washington, D.C. 809 more words


Dear friends

“Your task will not be an easy one. Your enemy is well trained, well equipped and battle-hardened. He will fight savagely.”

For many years, France and the United States have worked together striving for a world where their citizens could pursue their daily activities in a safe environment. 114 more words

World War II

Veterans and Rowing

Today, 11/11 is Veterans Day, originally known as Armistice Day, a national holiday to honor all veterans. In 1919 with the end of the First World War, President Woodrow Wilson honored the veterans of the war that was to end all wars: … 221 more words


Ponderings on Veterans' Day

For most people Veterans’ Day is just another day where the banks are closed and the U.S. Postal Service doesn’t deliver mail. If you work for the government, a financial institution or a few other employers you probably get the day off and might get an early start on your holiday shopping or simply relax. 1,537 more words

Random Musings

Sunday morning coffee

It is feeling more and more like fall by the day here in New York. I do miss Governors Island but at the same time I must say I have been enjoying these Sundays off. 318 more words

Film, Sound, & Photography


Beholden to autumn, leaves fall.
Storms chase storm chasers along interstates,
thank Eisenhower
for foundation.
“He did not invent direction, but he provided structure,”
state their pamphlets, slipped beneath apartment doors, extolling: 142 more words