Happy Independence Day 2021!

  I’ve been thinking about the July 4th holiday for weeks before today.  We are not back to normal after COVID-19 but getting there.  I am also glad we are almost six months removed from the painful events of January 6.  Hopefully, time and true patriotism will heal this wound. It is worth remembering that […]

Happy Thanksgiving 2020!

In doing my research for this year’s Thanksgiving email, I found this over a 100-year-old poem, The House By The Side of The Road by Sam Walter Foss (below).  I instantly felt a connection to it and felt the message within the words was very appropriate to the times we are currently in.  It has […]

Happy Thanksgiving 2019!

I am always drawn to the romantic view of the first Thanksgiving.  Not sure this is fully accurate, but the story informs, nonetheless. A group of people new to a foreign land begin to build a community completely out of nothing.  They didn’t arrive well-versed in how to do this, but instead figured it out […]