Category Archives: Respect

Why We Love Our War Memorials

By | June 15, 2024

[June 15, 2024]  I’ve often been asked, “Why are you building this World War II memorial?” “Why are you going to all that trouble and spending all that money?”  Or some similar questions.  I answered that this is how we honor those 16 million who served during WWII and show our respect.  The more I’ve thought about it,… Read More »

Israel Rescues Four Hostages: the Response

By | June 10, 2024

[June 10, 2024]  This past Saturday, Israeli forces freed four hostages held by Hamas during a raid into a central Gazan “refugee camp.”  A New York Post story details much of the operation and its audaciousness and brilliance.   Any average person would consider this rescue fantastic news and an excellent example of good overcoming evil. But that was… Read More »

Lewis, I Hardly Knew Ye

[June 1, 2024]  I recently came across an article written by Dick Conoboy and I was taken by his respect for a good friend.  The article, titled “Lewis, I Hardly Knew Ye,” is worth reading in its entirety.  His friend is Lewis B. Puller, Jr. and if that name is familiar, it should be.  Lewis was a Vietnam… Read More »