Have another Very Harry Christmas

Welcome to Christmas time at Hogwarts Castle.  Harry Potter's first Christmas at Hogwarts was perhaps his first, real Christmas of his life.  He had been mistreated by his only living relatives most of the time, and had no idea of what Christmas was all about. [Editorial comment: There is no mention of anything really religious …

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Let’s make a Thanksgiving Vow this year-Updated

Updated on November 21, 2020.  The edicts below were issued in early November.  Now, the State has come down hard, and, basically, prohibited Thanksgiving.  All over this Nation, citizens are being told that they MAY NOT gather with their families for a big Thanksgiving celebration.  They MAY NOT travel to be with their loved ones, …

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Retirement. It’s bittersweet, for me.

Tomorrow, Monday, August 31, will be my last working day at my current job, which I have held for 12-2/3 years.  That's the longest I have ever worked at any job in my entire working life.  My original goal in life was to work forever, and never retire.  Well, the Wuhan Coronavirus put an end …

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Independence Day Salute to America

  The Greatest Country on God's Green (and getting greener) Earth.  I am proud to be a Citizen of the United States of America. The United States is the most Prosperous nation in the history of Mankind.  People who come here from elsewhere know that, if they work and save, they can aspire to be …

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Celebrate our Beautiful Country

Every day, I give thanks to have been born in the Greatest Country on God's Green Earth.  Our country is one of the most beautiful on Earth, with terrain ranging from blazing hot deserts, to grassy prairies, to high snow-capped mountains, to chains of beautiful blue lakes.  The American people are the most generous in …

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The Reason for the Season-Independence Day

237 years ago, on July 4, perhaps the most remarkable group of people ever assembled in service to a Noble Idea, declared their Independence from Tyranny, in perhaps the most important document in American History. Herewith, find a reminder of the Roots of American Exceptionalism. The Declaration of Independence    The link is to the …

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