RE: Veteran's Day. This image reminds me of my first encounter with my 18 month old son when I returned from Viet Nam. He was four months old when I got drafted, six months old when I left for Viet Nam and 18 months old when I returned. There were awkward moments at first; … Continue reading Daddy’s Home!
The Jordan River in the Middle East is best known in the Bible for the site where John the Baptist baptized Jesus. In modern times the Jordan River is known for another reason. The Jordan River has been part of a long-running border dispute between Israel and Jordan since 1967. When Israel joined the United Nations in 1949, a … Continue reading Jordan River
This morning I left for a 9-day trip to the Holy Land. I'm excited about the Holy Land, but apprehensive about the Middle East. Hope to have some pictures up soon after I return. Thought for the Day: Travel teaches toleration. Benjamin Disraeli
Remember the college student sit-ins? With all of the protests, riots and violent demonstrations going on around the world lately, this scene in downtown Phoenix, reminded me of college student sit-ins in the turbulent 60's. As I recall, most of the demonstrations were to protest the Viet Nam war. Geez, what the heck … Continue reading Good Ole Days