Beached In The Storm

  It is hard to maintain course when the vessel is beached and at the mercy of the elements it once proudly ruled over! Does anyone remember the epic poem of “Old Ironside” penned in the early 18th-century by Oliver Wendell Holmes as the Navy wanted to scrape the USS Consitution? His poem and donations from…

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The Library

I knew a man once who was the proud owner of a very large library which held many classics, as well as works of science and renowned biographical volumes on history’s most well-known personalities and graceful works of elegant poetry. He had at least several hundred books on history, from the most recent events and…

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A Time To Prepare

One late Saturday afternoon I was sitting on my terrace enjoying a cool drink and watching the small birds as they flitted from limb to limb or swept after the insects to feed themselves when the radio announcer said that a massive wind squall would soon hit the area. Looking up into the beautiful blue skies…

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