Category Archives: Values

USA: A Divided Nation

By | August 18, 2016

[August 18, 2016]  I’ve been meaning to write about this subject for some time now but haven’t quite figured out how to approach it without sounding too pedantic.  The United States is a divided nation; one that witnesses a divisiveness in its rhetoric, behavior, laws, and customs … ever more so daily.  Divisions are growing and our political… Read More »

Core Values: United Way

By | May 23, 2016

[May 23, 2016]  One of my goals here at blog is to highlight successful organizations through their core values.  I like to show that core values are an integral part of doing good things for all people.  In the case of The United Way, despite their tremendous fundraising success, the organization has not always lived up to… Read More »

Core Values: QVC

By | March 15, 2016

[March 15, 2016]  My wife is the one who educated me on QVC and how great their customer service was for her and her friends.  Any organization that I feature here in is one in which I have personal experience with at some level, although in this case less so.  Since so many have told me so… Read More »

U.S. Flag Raised at Iwo Jima

By | February 23, 2016

[February 23, 2016]  Not long ago as children we once listened to the stories of World War II veterans.  We “played army” with our friends and spent time daydreaming about how we would help America win its battles.  No longer do we talk with WWII veterans as nearly all have passed away.   As a child I was lucky to… Read More »

Valentine’s Day is an Opportunity

By | February 14, 2016

[February 14, 2016]  I surprised my wife with a bouquet of pink carnation flowers for Valentine’s Day today and she’s been all smiles since.  But Valentine’s Day is more than just another holiday to purchase something; it means that all of us have an opportunity to do something good for someone we love. “A heart is not judged… Read More »