Tag Archives: patriotism

New column: “Where were you on September 11th?”

Hi, friends. My column this week is both memory and reminder. Where were you on September 11, 2001? To read, click here.

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New column: “Why we put out our flags”

My column over the Fourth of July/ Independence Day week was about all the many, and different, reasons we Americans put out our flags. I tried to post it last week, but was at a mountain lake with spotty Internet … Continue reading

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We can honor our veterans by listening to their stories

Today is Veteran’s Day, and so my column today in The Greenville News honors the many men and women who’ve served in our nation’s armed forces and in our nation’s many wars. To read, click here.

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150th Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address

Today marks the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, President Abraham Lincoln’s 1863 speech memorializing the soldiers who were wounded, killed or missing from the battle of the same name which had happened there only five months before. There were … Continue reading

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