Four Thousand Years of Resolutions

Bringing in a new year is celebrated in different ways and with various traditions that range from eating grapes at midnight to good luck meals new year’s day. However, there is one tradition that has been with us for nearly 4,000 years – New Year’s Resolutions. According to History.com, setting new year resolutions can be… Continue reading Four Thousand Years of Resolutions

Veteran’s of Yesterday Influence Today

Long before I was even thought of, my mom served her country in the Navy.   I grew up hearing bits and pieces of her story and as I've gotten older I found an appreciation for what she accomplished as well as groundwork she made for women that followed behind her. She served during a time… Continue reading Veteran’s of Yesterday Influence Today

Lessons of Yesterday

It was an ordinary morning. People got their coffee and commuted to work, talked on their phones, and made jokes. Nobody knew this day would be a day of historical magnitude, a day that over 3,000 people would die. I woke, fed my oldest child, and left her sitting in front of the television to… Continue reading Lessons of Yesterday

Lessons from the Past

My family and I recently made a trip to Washington D.C. where we saw the greatness of mankind and the evil of it too. Our second day in D.C. we stopped at the Holocaust Memorial Museum. We knew it would be emotional and thought provoking, yet we still found ourselves ill prepared for the hours… Continue reading Lessons from the Past