The "official" day was yesterday, but this is a Monday holiday here in America. Whether you're attending a parade, having a barbecue, going to a fireworks show, or just staying home, I hope you enjoy the day. After a long hiatus, Mystery Monday will return next week (and it's related to July 4.) I'll be … Continue reading Happy Birthday, America!
It's been a rough year with unprecedented happenings. Maybe this Christmas season will be different for you. (I know it is for me.) Many of us won't be celebrating with family. Some have had to cancel travel plans. Others haven't seen members of your extended family in months. But as we pause to reflect on … Continue reading Merry Christmas
Best wishes for a joyful Holiday Season. I'll be offline next week and will return in January.
Hey everyone. Hope this first Monday of September finds you well. Most of us in America are enjoying a three-day weekend, thanks to the Labor Day Holiday. What began during America's industrial age as a way to celebrate labor has turned into the unofficial end of summer. We'll move into autumn in a few weeks … Continue reading Labor Day #EndofSummer
Hi everyone. Just a short post today in remembrance of those who gave their lives for our country. And since pictures tell a thousand words, I'll leave you with a few.
Confession. After ten days of vacation, waking up to an alarm and going to work was hard. With the September days growing shorter, the sun hasn't risen before I leave the house. I made my usual stop at our local What-a-Burger for a sausage-egg biscuit and the largest iced tea they sell (need to tank … Continue reading Silver Linings, September, and The Week in Review
Today is a holiday in the United States. Many people think of Memorial Day as the unofficial start of summer. Schools are out (or will soon be) for the year. People begin to think of backyard barbeques and picnics or trips to the lake. For many, Memorial Day is just another three-day weekend. But that’s … Continue reading In Honor
Today in America is a national holiday, Martin Luther King Day. Sadly, I remember the day this civil rights leader was gunned down by an assassin in April, 1968. I was too young at the time to know about the importance of his work, but when I heard the news flash on TV, I knew … Continue reading Writing Lessons Learned from the Work of Dr. King | Story Empire