Tag Archives: Memorial Day

Great Writers Dying Too Young

I was in the middle of teaching my aviation class when a text came through on my phone. The students were taking a quiz, so I had a moment to look discreetly at the message. My wife had texted, simply, … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

Today is a day set aside for remembering and giving thanks to the women and men who have served and died in our military so that we may live the lives we live. I could have been one of those, … Continue reading

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Veteran’s Day 2010

When you’re a kid you really have no idea about the meaning behind Veteran’s Day. It is just another of those days in November, except that on the 11th, the old guys who were soldiers, sailors, airmen or Marines get … Continue reading

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Veteran's Day 2010

When you’re a kid you really have no idea about the meaning behind Veteran’s Day. It is just another of those days in November, except that on the 11th, the old guys who were soldiers, sailors, airmen or Marines get … Continue reading

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Cats, Friends, and Growing Up

My friend, Bill, lost his cat, Mr. Mouse, of 19 1/2 years.  That’s a long time for a cat.  It is a long time for any kind of an animal.  It is especially hard losing a good and faithful companion … Continue reading

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