This last week of August 2019, is the two hundred and forty-third anniversary of one of the most pivotal moments in American history. At the time, soldiers on both sides of the conflict called the events of the week a miracle. Historians ever since have also considered its outcome providential, or at the very least, … Continue reading How A Miracle Saved the American Revolution…and My Family Name
In this ever-evolving genderless world we call the New Enlightenment, to suggest that a husband serves a role as protector of his wife and children is a most politically-incorrect concept, if not outright inflammatory to those feminists among us. But don’t tell that to my wife. She readily admits to appreciating this traditional male function. … Continue reading Getting Married Saved My Life
Being a parent, I have always tried to be mindful about how my behavior influences my children. Ironically, there are some life lessons they have taught me. Case in point — how to treat a server at a restaurant. Two of my daughters served as waitresses at various times during their high school and college … Continue reading Life Lessons I Have Learned from My Children – Part 2 How to Treat a Restaurant Server.
The wedding ring has long symbolized endless, eternal love. A circle, with no beginning or end, is said to symbolize infinity. A gold wedding band first adorned the fourth finger of my left hand on September 2, 1972. I planned to wear it forever. Now, three wedding rings later, I have a story to share … Continue reading The Tale of Three Wedding Rings