Memorial Day

| May 28, 2012

Here we are, at the beginning — strictly unofficially, of course — of summer. Many will be spending their day off at the malls or beaches or cookouts. I don’t begrudge anyone a good time, but there should be some time set aside to remember what Memorial Day is really all about. Begun as Decoration […]

Done and Undone

| March 29, 2011

As the 49th anniversary of my having shuffled onto this mortal coil approaches — all too rapidly — I was recently thinking about some of the things I have done, or not done, in my 30+ years of being an adult. I’ve been a soldier, a student, a clerk, an engineer, a writer, and one […]