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RETIREMENT

The word retirement connotes different things to different people and situations.  To most it is a point in a person’s working life when they stop the process of formal work.  452 more words

IT’S A GRAND OLE FLAG

This will appear in the Farmerville Gazette, Farmerville, Louisiana the week of 9/11/2016.

Recently we have seen protests against supposed grievance acts of oppression against some type or types of minorities in the United States.  690 more words

BOY SCOUTS – AN AMERICAN HERITAGE FOUNDED IN ENGLAND

Growing up in rural America in the 50s and 60s, a young boy was exposed to the wonderment of the Boy Scouts of America.  Scouting in Union Parish was a way of life for many of the young men and helped to mold them into good citizens for the future building of our great nation.  662 more words

A SLAP AT AMERICA

My mother is from Nevada and came from pioneer stock.  Her mother immigrated to the Tahoe basin in the early 1900s and her father was born on Sweetwater Ranch near Bridgeport, California; a lovely town in the mountains between Tahoe and Yosemite.  639 more words

THE QUIET AMERICAN

This will appear in the Farmerville Gazette, Farmerville, Louisiana the week of 8/28/2016

I have been known to be quit vocal when our country is being steered in a direction that is contrary to its’ core values and being guided in a direction that is alien to a the dreams of our founding fathers.  631 more words

A PRESIDENTIAL HUG

This will appear in the Farmerville, Gazette, Farmerville Louisiana the week of 8/21/2016.

Last week I discussed Leadership and a gap that we have in our country.  700 more words

LESSONS FROM A MOVIE – BEN HUR

Several weeks ago I heard that the epic movie Benn Hur was being remade.  In fact this remake is the fifth version of the movie.  Last week the critics had their chance to review the movie and this is further proof that it is easier to be a critic than an author.  624 more words