Category: History and current events

“though poppies grow in Flanders fields”

“though poppies grow in Flanders fields”

the story of poppies, and why they symbolize our veteran heroes- for Memorial Day

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Psalm 34 in Weekend Words- II

Psalm 34: 7-10 New International Reader's Version (NIRV)   The angel of the Lord stands guard     around those who have respect for him.     And he saves them. 8 Taste and see that the Lord is good.     Blessed is the person who goes to him for safety. 9 You holy people of God, have respect for the Lord. … Continue reading Psalm 34 in Weekend Words- II

Memorial Day

Memorial Day

  Those we remember on Memorial Day As the daughter and wife of United States military veterans, I appreciate all the other families of those who served. I am saddened to remember all the men and women who have gone to fight for this great nation and didn’t make it home.   We celebrate the … Continue reading Memorial Day

Remembering the  Oklahoma City bombing- Tuesday Travels

Remembering the Oklahoma City bombing- Tuesday Travels

  April 19  is the anniversary of the 1995 bombing  of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, which remains the deadliest domestic "homegrown" terrorist incident in the United States. I lived there in the 1970s while in medical school and residency, and visit frequently. Today I am sharing my previous blog post … Continue reading Remembering the Oklahoma City bombing- Tuesday Travels

From the O.R. to the Oval Office- 3 Docs Who Ran

From the O.R. to the Oval Office- 3 Docs Who Ran

Anyone who is following the United States Presidential campaign knows it has become one of the most unexpected, unpredictable and contentious races in history. And so far the candidates are only vying for their parties’ nominations. The qualifications for President are fairly simple (at least it seemed so until the controversy over Mr. Obama’s birth … Continue reading From the O.R. to the Oval Office- 3 Docs Who Ran