by Richard Here in the United States, today is a special day. Although most of us celebrate Memorial Day with bar-b-que’s and trips to the beach or the lake or the pool, using it as an excuse to welcome summer into our lives, the reasons behind it actually call for a bit more reflection and [...]Share on Facebook
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by Richard Today, in America, we celebrate Veteran’s Day. This is the day we set aside to honor those of our fellow countrymen and women who have served time as part of our armed forces. What with the wars in Afghanistan and in Iraq, as well as in various hotspots around the globe, we’ve owe [...]Share on Facebook
by Richard Today marks the ninth anniversary of the day when terrorists used airplanes as weapons, destroying the World Trade Center, damaging the Pentagon, killing passengers, firefighters, cops and just normal folks. Around 3,000 people lost their lives in the attack and its aftermath. For a brief, shining moment, we stood tall as Americans and [...]Share on Facebook