Tag Archives: America

WHAT DO WE TELL OUR CHILDREN?

“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same.”  Ronald Reagan During this time … Continue reading

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REMOVE THE PLANK

As we prepare for the coming solar eclipse, we’re being warned not to focus directly on it.  If we do, we’re allowing for damage to the retina and possible blindness.  I wonder if it would make any difference to our … Continue reading

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AGING, MY WAY!

I’m a big fan of Maxine.  She tells it like it is and I often do too.  I’m much more courageous when I don’t have to confront anyone face to face.  The written word is my battleground and often I … Continue reading

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MY HUSBAND, THE RE-ENACTOR

Up until two years ago, my husband would don his frontier clothes, make his way to a rendezvous of several other re-enactors from the 1800s and give a historical lesson to school aged children about life on the prairie in … Continue reading

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GOD BLESS OUR NATIVE LAND

ORIGINAL ART PAINTED PLEIN AIR AT AN 1800’S RENDEZVOUS BY PAUL BOECHER© “It is through this mysterious power that we too have our being, and we therefore yield to our neighbors, even to our animal neighbors, the same right as … Continue reading

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MY COUNTRY ‘TIS OF THEE

My country tis of thee – who is the “thee” referred to in this song?  Read the lyrics and you’ll see that it is God.  Somehow, God has gotten placed in the background somewhere and we’ve forgotten to give Him … Continue reading

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RING THE BELLS OF FREEDOM

“Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.” John F. … Continue reading

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WE THE PEOPLE …

When the United States declared its independence over 200 years ago, the words were carefully thought out and determined by men of character, high moral conduct and intelligence. The words which have stood the test of time, begin with the … Continue reading

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THE COST OF FREEDOM

The cost of freedom can readily be seen in the faces of those who have paid the price.  The military men and women who served and gave the ultimate price for their country.  A while back, Ken Burns did a … Continue reading

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BRING ON THE FIREWORKS

Soon it will be time to get out the fireworks, set your lawn chair alongside the road and wait for the parade to pass by, to cheer and celebrate, but how many of us really know the reason we’re so … Continue reading

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