Category Archives: Military

Being an American on Independence Day

Here are a few words from the document that we celebrate on this Independence Day: The Declaration of Independence. “We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with … Continue reading

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2015 – And So It Begins

Ready or not – another year looms in front of us – which also means another year is behind us. The question is – what will you do with this New Year – this 2015? I am not a New … Continue reading

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Memorial Day – Let’s Not Forget What It’s All About.

  Memorial Day is the American Holiday observed on the last Monday of May, It honors the men and women who died while serving in war or while otherwise serving in the United States Military. Originally called Decoration Day, it … Continue reading

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Full Circle: Returning to where one started.

According to the online Wikitionary: To come full circle means:  To complete a cycle of transition, returning to where one started after gaining experience or exploring other things. This is what I did last weekend –  I came full circle … Continue reading

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Gay Pride Parades Are About So Much More Than Tight Shorts And Motorcycles!

My partner Susan and I were driving to the San Diego Zoo yesterday afternoon and we drove through the route of the San Diego Gay Pride Parade.  We started talking about maybe changing where we sit this year and in … Continue reading

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…To my Daddy – Happy Father’s Day, Wherever You Are…

So, this Sunday will be the second year without my father here to wish him a Happy Father’s Day.  It gets easier every year without him here; still there are times when I find myself picking up the phone to … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 101

Did you know that Memorial Day is a day set aside to honor those who have died in service to the United States of America?  Did you also know that Memorial Day was originally called Decoration Day? I hate to … Continue reading

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