Never Forget….

It was about exactly this time – as I am writing this at 6:09 am on Friday September 11, 2015 – that I heard the reports for the first time. Two planes had crashed into the Twin Towers in New York City. Still brings chills to me… It was unbelievable...

September 11 ~ 13 Years Later…

I was sitting here pecking away on my computer writing for my book. As I took a quick break, I realized that today is September 11th. It actually stopped me cold. This day 13 years ago was perhaps the single most consequential event in my life (outside of family...

The Man in the Red Bandana

Courtesy of ESPN’s Outside the Lines. On this day, please take 13 minutes to watch this incredible story of heroism and sacrifice. Make sure you bring tissues… [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NlRTyt6dALM&w=560&h=315]

Our Day of Infamy

As a History buff that studied all American history dating back to the Revolutionary War period, I was always fascinated by our times of conflict. Although I grew up during the Cold War era and was a young adult during Desert Storm, I really had never felt personally...

Extra Points

“Never Forget” I will never forget where I was and what I was doing 10 years ago yesterday. Running around in the morning trying to get the girls ready for school. I had an all-day meeting at an insurance company office with my boss. Barb was getting ready...