Category Archives: Commemoration/Celebration

Salute to President Ulysses Simpson Grant (1869-1877)

Posted by in Commemoration/Celebration | February 16, 2015

 Happy Presidents’ Day     Hiram Ulysses Grant was born in small home overlooking the Ohio River just east of Cincinnati, Ohio on April 27, 1822. Though he was a hard working lad on his parents’ farm, he was generally… Read More

Happy New Year 2015!

Posted by in Commemoration/Celebration | December 29, 2014

… What does 2015 hold in store for us? What will be the BIG weather event of the year? Which world leader will re-shape the geopolitical landscape? What new entertainment fads will develop? What sports heroes will appear to arise… Read More

Thought for Christmas 2014

Posted by in Commemoration/Celebration | December 22, 2014

. Therefore Pilate said to Him, “So You are a king?” . Jesus answered, “You say correctly that I am a king. For this I have been born, and for this I have come into the world, to testify to… Read More

Happy Thanksgiving! (2014)

Posted by in Commemoration/Celebration | November 24, 2014

My favorite time of year is Autumn.  One reason is the abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables at this time of year.  And with all this abundance, this is a good time of the year to slow down and consider… Read More

Happy Halloween! (2014)

Posted by in Commemoration/Celebration | October 27, 2014

“Halloween”  comes from the phrase “hallows eve,” which literally means “holy evening.” Considering the general theme of Halloween over the past 50 plus years that I have been aware of it, the meaning is quite ironic. Apparently, it was at… Read More

Happy Columbus Day! (2014)

Posted by in Commemoration/Celebration | October 13, 2014

  Columbus Day doesn’t get the press it used to because of various historical and political disputes that have arisen over the past few decades.  Ignoring those disputes for a moment I make the following observations: 1.  It amazes me… Read More

Happy 4th of July !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (2014)

Posted by in Commemoration/Celebration | July 01, 2014

Happy 4th of July! the wonderful summer holiday when we celebrate our forefathers declaration of freedom from the tyranny of King George III.  Their statement was a bold one.  They knew that they could no longer live under the tyranny… Read More

Memorial Day – 2014

Posted by in Commemoration/Celebration | May 25, 2014

How can we thank those who gave their lives for our country? I think President Abraham Lincoln gave the best answer to THAT question in his Gettysburg Address Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this… Read More