Growing Better

Many small cities are growing in response to the movement from larger urban areas due to people seeking a less congested life style or perhaps remote workers seeking more affordable housing.  Current residents often view this as problematic.  Blaming and complaining about growth without accepting the responsibility of providing a solution is not acceptable.  Saying you … More Growing Better

A King of Some Fools

Another DC-8 stretch jet accelerating along the runway, the pilot decides all OK to climb, the wheels lift off the runway at Cam Ranh Bay as the sounds from inside echo to those still behind or just arriving.  Not a one of us thought this a country we liberated but our year was complete.  Heading … More A King of Some Fools

Raising Old Glory

Driving along a major interstate highway I could not help but see the super size American flag waving on a extra high pole needed to accommodate its height and width. I never saw such flags while in the military or on government buildings. As I drove past where the flag was located I saw it … More Raising Old Glory

Impeach, yes, Convict?

Does President Trump deserve to be convicted now that he has been impeached, certainly?  Should he be convicted by the Senate,  probably not?  The penalty upon conviction is removal from office and after a separate vote by the Senate the President could also be barred from future public office.  I take exception with efforts by President … More Impeach, yes, Convict?

Government Upgrade

I dislike change as most do. We grow accustomed and comfortable with a way of doing things and it becomes the only way. Moving, job changes and breakups are not always easy but we must adapt and grow accustomed to another way. We have various levels of government in the United States, National, state and … More Government Upgrade