When patriotism becomes mostly seasonal

Following our annual celebration of the Fourth of July, sometimes reflection is helpful. A week before this holiday everyone dons a patriotic tie. A week later few do. This inconsistent behavior is seasonal patriotism. The event comes and goes; essentially, the colors red, white, and blue are popular for a day, and then out. You might even be viewed […]

Our American Flag

Years ago in Anza California as a young lad I remember going to school and giving the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag and the United States of America. Funny, I still remember the goosebumps and the pride that swelled in me when I heard the national anthem and saw that beautiful flag waving. I […]