Celebrating Mental Health Month

May is now designated as Mental Health Month. Because of the last fourteen months, it is now more important than ever to address the mental health issues. I noticed that without the traditional forms of entertainment AKA distractions, like national team sports, suddenly individuals and society have to look at our mental and emotional problems […]

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Praise Amidst Desolation

Though the fig tree may not blossom, Nor fruit be on the vines; Though the labor of the olive may fail, And the fields yield no food; Though the flock may be cut off from the fold, And there be no herd in the stalls— Yet I will rejoice in the Lord , I will […]

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V-E Day – 76 Years Later

May 8, 1945 marked the end of the war in Europe 76 years ago. After almost six years of the bloodiest conflict in the 20th century and possibly all human history, German generals signed the instruments of surrender. The world rejoiced and breathed a sigh of relief. The war was not yet over. Not for […]

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Choose Which Arm Wisely

Yesterday I got my first round COVID-19 (Moderna) at a Rite-Aid near my house. I arrived pretty much on time and checked in with the pharmacist. She took my driver’s license and medical insurance card and then told me to wait until they called me. About 10 minutes later, a nurse called my name and […]

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Task Force Desperate

Task Force Desperate by Peter Nealen My rating: 5 of 5 stars Action packed to the brim This book was written by a Marine Recon who has been there and back and back again. He knows the region and the peoples. I could smell the cordite and see the buildings and the dangers. Whether in […]

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