July 4th, 1976

July 4th, 1976 – July 4th, 2016 It’s hard to believe it has been 40 years. In 1976 the United States celebrated its Bicentennial Celebration. It’s 200th anniversary of being an independent country. The Vietnam War ended just a year before. Despite the civil unrest that war caused, it seemed patriotism was at a high in 1976. There were so […]

Hope For 2010 And Beyond

I can still remember New Year’s Eve, 1989. I was a proud new Dad and very content. I remember thinking, “Wow, only ten years before we leave this century and begin a new one.” On New Year’s Eve, 1999, I remember thinking how quickly those 10 years had passed, and that we were entering a […]

The Meaning of Christmas

Well, here’s another Christmas Season and some folks are all up in arms about whether or not to allow the term “Merry Christmas” to be displayed in public places and in stores. As you guys know, I had absolutely no religious upbringing – so follow no faith whatsoever. With that said, here’s what “Merry Christmas” […]