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November 7, 2016

Follow I Voted – No Exclamation Point     The envelope said: Vote With Confidence. It never occurred to me to question the process until I went into the post office, where my confidence was suddenly shaken by a very nice clerk and a computer. It took me a while to...
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October 22, 2016

Follow Theodore Roosevelt Island     “If I must choose between righteousness and peace, I choose righteousness.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt ~     Like so many memorials in Washington D. C., Theodore Roosevelt Island honors a man who served as president of the United States and manages to capture the enormity...
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September 11, 2016

Follow “Remembrance Garden” We Will Never Forget     There is a memorial at the Remembrance Garden, in Winslow, Arizona, that honors the memory of the events and the people impacted by the tragedy of 9-11.   The plaque states: “These two steel beams from the World Trade Center, entrusted to the...
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August 24, 2016

Follow The United States Military Academy “West Point”     “Duty, Honor, Country”     “A Cadet will not lie, cheat, steal, or tolerate those who do.”     Cadet Andrea Lee Hollen, the first Woman to graduate from the Academy in 1980   The first book I remember going to...
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July 15, 2016

Follow National Museum of the Marine Corps     “The terrazzo floor depicts the transition from ocean to shore, representing the Marines´ mission of amphibious assault. Soaring up from the floor is a 210 foot stainless steel spire suggesting the raised barrel of an artillery piece, a bayoneted rifle or an...
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June 19, 2016

Follow General George Patton Museum and Center of Leadership General George S. Patton, Jr., was one of the four star generals who led the allies to victory, during World War II. A colorful and complex character, he was a man of honor, integrity, and dedication; who bravely fought for our nation,...
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May 13, 2016

Follow The Yonatan (Jonathan) Netanyahu Memorial “They were swifter than eagles, they were faster than lions. The bow of Jonathan turned not back.” ~ II Samuel 1: 22-23 ~   On May 14, 1948 the Modern State of Israel was declared, it was recognized on May 11, 1949; as Israel celebrates...
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April 10, 2016

Follow The Upper Room Chapel and Christian Art Museum     If you find your needs for country music filled, and would like to step away from the merriment for a time of reflection, I would like to suggest a visit to The Upper Room Chapel and Christian Art Museum.  ...
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March 5, 2016

Follow The Sinews of Peace A Stop At The National Churchill Museum     “The United States stands at this time at the pinnacle of world power. It is a solemn moment for the American Democracy. For with primacy in power is also joined an awe inspiring accountability to the future....
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February 15, 2016

Follow The First White House of the Confederacy     Located in Montgomery, Alabama, we happened upon this by accident, as we do with so many of the stops we make along the road.  I had gone to Montgomery to see the Civil Rights Memorial; after which we drove around the...
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