An examination of the American, German, and French Cemeteries In June 2012, I had the privilege of being included in the 2nd annual Albert H. Small Student/Teacher Institute – Normandy: Sacrifice for Freedom. Hosted by the National History Day organization and funded by Albert H. Small, 15 teachers from around the country were selected to … More Honoring the Heroes of the Normandy Invasion
Many of my childhood and adult thoughts and visions became my reality Throughout my life, random thoughts I briefly contemplated came to pass as real-life situations. In some cases, they were what I actively wished for; in other cases, they were merely situations I pondered, but did not strive to become my reality. Were these … More Were They Premonitions or Manifestations?
I became a fan-girl of Jay-Z at age 61! I never really listened to rap. Sure, I watched 8 Mile and Straight Outta Compton when they premiered and heard an occasional rap song on TV, but I never really LISTENED. That is until my adult daughter played “99 Problems” for me. To be honest, I … More Rap Music Virgin
The withdrawal of Russian troops is a bad sign Get ready for hardcore devastation! Putin has been humiliated. The failure of Russian troops to dominate Ukraine has exhausted Putin’s patience. The planned blitzkrieg got stuck in Ukrainian mud, and the entire ordeal is a massive embarrassment to Putin. Zelenskyy is a hero on the world … More Kyiv Will Be Gassed Any Day Now
These are hurtful words that cut deep The words “retard” and “retarded” are almost never used in context. Instead, these terms are used to get a laugh, make an insult, or insinuate that someone or something is stupid. Unless you have a relative with a profound disability, you may never understand the pain that is … More Please Stop Saying “Retarded” or Calling People a “Retard”