Winning Trophy

Another Day, Another Meaningless Win

“This is going to be close.”     Marcel Kittel. It’s July and the Tour de France is in full swing. The race is an incredible demonstration of athleticism. In 21 … Continue Reading →

Crew of the Canary

The Canary or the Champagne?

“We will not hand over Schreiber to the police. He participated in our perils and is now part of our team.”   Armand Lotti. Everybody’s heard about the Spirit of St. Louis … Continue Reading →

Flower and sunlight

Five Ways to a Kinder You

“Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.” Seneca. Everyone agrees kindness is a good idea in principle, but is best left to someone else … Continue Reading →

Milarepa Tibetan saint


“Live and die without regret.”  Milarepa. Milarepa is one of the best known Tibetan saints. He was born to an affluent family in 1052 and spent his early years living … Continue Reading →

Memorial Day and Civil War orphans

Memorial Day 2016

     “Dear Sisters, By the love of God be so kind as to take this poor orphan child and if she should die, please to bury her for me and … Continue Reading →

Lincoln's step mother, Sarah Lincoln

Sarah Lincoln

“His mind and mine, what little I had, seemed to run together—move in the same channel.” Sarah Lincoln. Promising to return, Tom Lincoln left 12-year-old Sarah and ten-year-old Abe alone … Continue Reading →

Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart

“No kind action ever stops with itself.” Amelia Earhart. Amelia Earhart isn’t the first name to come to mind when discussing kindness. That’s not to say that there is anything … Continue Reading →

Washington’s Last Battle

“Gentlemen, you will permit me to put on my spectacles, for I have not only grown gray but almost blind in the service of my country.” George Washington. General Washington … Continue Reading →

A NORAD Christmas

“A tradition was born.”  NORAD. Colonel Harry Shoup was at his desk on Christmas Eve 1955. He was Director of Operations for the Continental Air Defense Command (CONAD). On his … Continue Reading →

Pope Francis

“We are dealing with real men and women who live, struggle and suffer, and are often forced to live in great poverty, deprived of all rights.”  Pope Francis. They came … Continue Reading →