Category Archive: Holidays

The Gift that Keeps on Giving

I wrote this post when I first started out as a blogger and its message is worth repeating. Illiteracy is the source of so much that is wrong with our society and there… Continue reading

My Irish Roots

Since St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner, I thought I’d do a bit more research on my Irish roots to see if I could find my exact Irish connection. I have… Continue reading

Far From Home

For many of us Christmas is a time of celebration and a time for being with family.  The soldier holds no such luxury but as expressed in the two videos below…it is by… Continue reading

Breaking Traditions

Thanksgiving is often fondly remembered by its traditions.  Yet the most memorable ones were often those when we broke tradition. In 1979 my mother posted a notice at a local military base with… Continue reading