In Honor

Just a very few words today and tomorrow, for the actions of our men and women in the service of our country have spoken far more eloquently than anything we might add.  Instead, all I can offer are thanks, respect, and tears for the great price they, and their families, have paid.

Vietnam Wall, Washington, DC, 2008

ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY: in 1941, U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt reacted to the German navy’s sinking of the merchant vessel Robin Moor by declaring a state of unlimited national emergency.

TRIVIA FOR TODAY: most snakes breathe using their right lung only…the left lung is either greatly reduced in size or missing entirely.


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