More than just warriors

On May 30, 1868, a crowd of more than 5,000 gathered at Arlington National Cemetery for the first Decoration Day (now known as Memorial Day) observance. Before placing flowers on the graves of the deceased, the crowd listened to an address by James Abram Garfield,... Read More

Some things to think about

The one thing that unites all human beings, regardless of age, gender, religion, economic status or ethnic background is that deep down inside, we ALL believe we are above average drivers. Have you ever noticed that those who want to share their religious views with... Read More

Pick Five!

Many years ago I attended a business seminar that began in a most unusual way.  Instead of beginning the presentation with a witticism or humorous anecdote, the speaker began by asking a simple question—“What’s really important to you?” and then handed out packets of... Read More

Winners & Losers

The other day I was going thru some old commentaries and came across one where I highlighted a great American social commentator from the 60s-70s—Sydney J. Harris.  Harris was a syndicated columnist for the old Chicago Sun-Times.  He had a unique way with words that... Read More