Tag Archives: patriotism

On John McCain’s legacy.

In spite of my earlier post, I did start watching some of the highlights from John McCain’s funeral proceedings today.   It’s important that I did, and I’m glad I did, and do you know why? Here in the Upside Down … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, President Obama!

Because of Donald Trump, many people are realizing how good we had things during the 8 years from 2009 to 2017, including me.   A very bad president is making his predecessor (who otherwise might have seemed just a tad better … Continue reading

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Hoping this changes.

I’m hoping and praying it’s only this year I feel this way. I still believe in what America stood for (and still stands for for most people).   But today, I have to admit, I’m ashamed to be an American.   Not … Continue reading

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“Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night”

Dylan Thomas (1914 – 1953) wrote one of the most powerful and moving poems of all time, and this one has always been my favorite. It’s been said to be about old age, but in these dark times, it has … Continue reading

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Now is the time to take a stand.

The lyrics to this classic rock song by The Byrds are the words of Ecclesiastes 3: 1-8  set to music. 3 To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: 2 A time to be … Continue reading

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