An American Sniper . . . my thoughts

Last night my dreams were filled with nightmares triggered no doubt by the things I saw and heard last evening while viewing the movie "An American Sniper."  I have no first hand experience in war.  The closest I came was in 1971 when my decision to attend college trumped my draft number.  Neither have I … Continue reading An American Sniper . . . my thoughts

Memorial Day Tribute

In spite of the silence and solemnity of the moment, a movement in my peripheral vision catches my attention.  My hand remains placed over my heart and I stand stock still, but I cut my eyes to the side to see what the movement is.  Moments before, I had laid a wreath at the Tomb … Continue reading Memorial Day Tribute

Memorial Day

In spite of the silence and solemnity of the moment, a movement in my peripheral vision catches my attention.  My hand remains placed over my heart and I stand stock still, but I cut my eyes to the side to see what the movement is. Moments before, I had laid a wreath at the Tomb … Continue reading Memorial Day