My dad really saved things—old gas receipts from 1960, the bill for my sister’s birth in 1968 ($160), his yearbook from 1947, and a war ration booklet from 1942 that belonged to my grandfather. Ration booklets held stamps that Americans had to shop with to purchase rationed items such as ...Read More »
The Watchmaker’s Faith
“Faith is like radar that sees through the fog—to the reality of things at a distance that the human eye cannot see.” Corrie Ten Boom As World War II raged on throughout Europe, Corrie Ten Boom and her family could not put their faith in what their eyes could ...Read More »
Their names are now known only to God. They were brave young men whose final earthly resting place is the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. They fought for the country they loved, one in World War I, one in World War II, and one in Korea. These young ...Read More »
Is It Time For You to Grow Up?
From the beginning of the Baby Boom to it’s ending, (1946-1964) an average of 7 children were born in the United States each minute rounding the number of babies born in the Boomer era to roughly 77 million. Calculating the totals, it doesn’t take much to recognize that that’s a ...Read More »
Our Veterans Young and Old
Here are two stories about veterans spanning the younger and older generations. Army Corporal Ethan Laberge was severely wounded in Afghanistan by a suicide bomber which killed two of his buddies. Shrapnel disabled his legs and right arm. He so far as gone through 10 surgeries. He also suffered memory ...Read More »