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Veteran’s Day 

On Veterans Day 2016, All Saints school held an assembly to honor veterans. An Army Command Sergeant Major spoke about his experiences in the Iraqi war in 2003. He lead over 900 men into battle during that war. Because of … Continue reading

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Veterans

There are a lot of veterans in my family: myself and three of my sons, my brother, my father and all six of my uncles, and a few of my cousins. Between us we have been serving during every major … Continue reading

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Some Observations on the Manassas City Elections

Manassas City saw some big changes with the elections this year. This is the first election since the City election cycle was moved to November from May to coincide with the general election. This is also the first time the … Continue reading

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We few, we happy few, we band of brothers…

A wise man once said to help keep perspective and understand the times read an old book for every two modern ones. When a friend loaned me ‘Agincourt’ by Christopher Hibbert, a modern book about the famous battle in 1415, … Continue reading

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What I am doing on September 11

There will be lots of ways that the tragedy and shock, the valor and sacrifice of September 11 will be remembered today. In spite of all that has happened in these past 11 years, and I can assure you that … Continue reading

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A Pleasant Day in the French Quarter

There is no argument that New Orleans is always a party. It is possible, however, to spend an afternoon walking the old city seeing the sights, enjoying the cuisine and culture, and learning something new, without having to head to … Continue reading

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I wish I wrote this!

I OFTEN IMAGINE A BOY who, not unlike Prince Caspian of C. S. Lewis’s book, had a love for lore, for stories and legends of romance and greatness and great sacrifice for great causes, who chanced upon a clearing and … Continue reading

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