That we can only appreciate the beauty and miracle of the glow of the sun if we first recognize those who were forced to wait endlessly in the darkness of night…

Monday is Memorial Day. A day which coincides with the onset of warmer weather and is often referred to as the unofficial start of Summer. A day marked by barbecues, beach excursions, and generally speaking any activity which (after the long cold winter) fulfills that burning urge to do something outside. Memorial Day is synonymous … Continue reading That we can only appreciate the beauty and miracle of the glow of the sun if we first recognize those who were forced to wait endlessly in the darkness of night…

That the unmarked road is often a shortcut to nowhere…

It’s an iconic image and big screen mainstay: the depiction of an exasperated individual leaping through an open meadow, smiling broadly from ear-to-ear with arms raised in triumph. This scene is often the happy ending to a classic movie, and just as often includes two people running toward each other...finally embracing the fruits of their … Continue reading That the unmarked road is often a shortcut to nowhere…

That the future is just the past with the inclusion of the lessons learned today…

We have seen this all before. The madness. The chaos. The confusion. World leaders puffing out their chests in stubborn defiance, daring one another to test their mettle and challenge their resolve. Though recently it has become the stuff of political thrillers in paperback and on the big screen, the genesis of the powerful flaunting … Continue reading That the future is just the past with the inclusion of the lessons learned today…