Up In Smoke

A report from the Pentagon has just come down today and sent to Secretary of Defense Gates.  In this blue ribbon paper, it recommends that the US military ban smoking by military personnel. Now, let me just say that I hate cigarette smoke.  I smoked for a half-dozen years and… Continue reading


As we approach another 4th of July, I can’t think of a more appropriate endeavor than for each of us to read our Declaration of Independence.  It, along with our Constitution, the Magna Carta and the Bible, is one of the most important documents ever written. If you take yourself… Continue reading