Memorial Day….God Bless them all….


"Let no vandalism of avarice or neglect, no ravages of time testify to the present or to the coming generations that we have forgotten as a people the cost of a free and undivided republic." -- General Logan - May 5, 1868 "If it is considered a holiday, why is it so? I consider it … Continue reading Memorial Day….God Bless them all….

The History of Black Voting Rights | MRC TV


The History of Black Voting Rights | MRC TV via The History of Black Voting Rights | MRC TV. Watch this video, and the others on this site. Learn some history, and see the truth of the Democratic Party... http://www.mrctv.org/videos/history-black-voting-rights

Michigan… Our current state


Image via Wikipedia Michigan Budget and Economic Facts 5/25/2011 10:02 AM An organization called Public Notice has assembled state fact sheets that outline budget and economic facts for all 50 states. Here's Michigan's: Budget: Total State Expenditures (FY 2010 estimated): $45.7 billion Income Tax Rate (Tax Year 2011): 4.35 percent Sales Tax Rate (2011): 6 … Continue reading Michigan… Our current state

Holding my Breath


Just some update to a few post in the past… I did a few post titled “Drama Part….”, they were post dealing with a young man whom I took into my home. His Mother (using the term lightly) and him did not get along, he was in juvenile detention for 6 weeks or so for … Continue reading Holding my Breath

Priority 3: Faith in Family


Below is more from my new talk I am to give in August. This is the 3rd priority out of 7. Please remember this is a work in progress, and these are mostly my notes to help me create the talk. I hope you enjoy….   The third priority is the priority of Family; this … Continue reading Priority 3: Faith in Family

Friends


Image via Wikipedia You are influenced more than you think by the people that you surround yourself with. Look around - are those around you a positive force in your life - or are they a negative influence? Do your friends uplift you - or are they always a "downer"? Do they support whatever you … Continue reading Friends

Global Something or other


Image via Wikipedia Global Warming…. Really, its 55 degrees here in Michigan and it’s May 19th.. Hmmm, Right now I would be happy with global warming. Hell I would be happy with normal temps. I remember as a kid in school learning about the new ice age we were going to have, they use to … Continue reading Global Something or other

Obama’s “I” problem


I found an interesting blog that I wanted to share with everyone. To me it shows the difference between Obama and Bush, and how they both look at the office they hold/held. How one looks at their responsibility and how one feels entitled to the office. How one knows it's a privilege and how one feels they deserve it. … Continue reading Obama’s “I” problem

How to Plan a Cheap Weekend Getaway


Image by flemming. d5000 via Flickr With the weekend here and the weather turning nice, I thought I would share this:   1 Go Camping: Grab your sleeping bags, tent and some groceries and head off for your nearest National or State Park. Camping in locations that are not privately owned can be extremely cost … Continue reading How to Plan a Cheap Weekend Getaway

Spring Clean your Soul


Spring is here, at last! It took some time to hit Michigan, but it has. I know this because of the thunder storms and sunshine we get. And I for one am glad! 10 Ways to Spring Clean Your Soul April 15, 2011 at 5:00 am By Taryn Galewind Let Go of Things That No … Continue reading Spring Clean your Soul