Monthly Archives: March 2024

Letters to My Granddaughter, No. 62

By | March 26, 2024

[March 26, 2024]  It was Sunday and Father’s Day.  We were hurrying to get to the beach on Padre Island to have fun on such a glorious day.  I want to express my gratitude to my father and grandfathers, who helped raise us kids and ensure we grew into responsible teenagers, rational thinkers, hard-working, God-fearing, and upstanding community… Read More »

Advice for Young Men: ALCOHOL

By | March 25, 2024

[March 25, 2024]   Alcohol is a clever drug.  It gets into the brain and slowly changes what is good and free and beautiful into something evil, enslaved, and ugly.  Why, then, do people use alcohol?  If you use alcohol, the answer is obvious.  Using alcohol is fun, socially encouraged, and exciting, and it makes us feel good. I… Read More »

Gen. Milley Calls Afghanistan a “Strategic Failure”

By | March 22, 2024

[March 22, 2024]   On Tuesday this week, retired Army Gen. Mark Milley and Marine Gen. Kenneth McKenzie gave testimony before a Congressional committee to give us more insight into the Afghanistan withdrawal debacle.  Milley said that the U.S. led operation against the Taliban, since the 9/11 terrors attacks was a “strategic failure.” I’m more inclined to believe that… Read More »