The Battle of King, NC – A Comment


                 The following came to me via a comment on the 1st Battle of King blog. I chose not to publish it in its entirety as a comment, but felt it deserved its OWN separate posting.           In August of 2003, the Mayor of King, two city staff members, and five AmericanContinue reading “The Battle of King, NC – A Comment”

Black History Month 2015


      As we come to a close of Black History Month here in the Year of our Lord, Two Thousand and Fifteen, I’d like to share some Future History Makers with you. Mr. CJ Pearson & Mr. Markeece Young. Two outstanding young Men of Character! A 3 minute message from CJ.   AndContinue reading “Black History Month 2015”

A Soldier’s Christmas


    A Soldier’s Christmas     The embers glowed softly, and in their dim light, I gazed round the room and I cherished the sight. My wife was asleep, her head on my chest, my daughter beside me, angelic in rest. Outside the snow fell, a blanket of white, Transforming the yard to a winter delight.Continue reading “A Soldier’s Christmas”

Our 2014 Fallen Heroes


As of the posting of this blog, December 16, 2014,  we have lost 58 Men & Women this year in the War on Terror. This is my little tribute to these American Heroes. Update 2 more lost on 12/12/14 – Total is 60 now     January 2014 – http://projects.militarytimes.com/valor/search?year_month=2014-01 7 Lost Heroes Army ChiefContinue reading “Our 2014 Fallen Heroes”

Obamacare Destroys NC Family


This morning on Fox & Friends, NC mother Pattie Curran was interviewed. Her 2 boys have a Rare Bone Marrow disease and she explains how her ‘Out Of Pocket’ prescription costs have sky-rocketed.             Here’s a link to this mornings segment on Fox & Friends. http://video.foxnews.com/v/3821746005001/how-obamacare-more-than-doubled-one-familys-yearly-costs/#sp=show-clips       She also hasContinue reading “Obamacare Destroys NC Family”

REAL American Heroes – Cameron Lyle from UNH


Today we salute YOU Mr. Bone Marrow Donor. Real American Heroes! Source Since the tragic events in Boston, the only news we have heard lately is bad news. A story coming out of New Hampshire will hopefully change that. Cameron Lyle, a senior track and field athlete from the University of New Hampshire, will missContinue reading “REAL American Heroes – Cameron Lyle from UNH”

Deputy Buonadonna Benefit


Benefit for Deputy John Buonadonna of the Durham County Sheriff’s Department. When: Saturday April 27, 2013 11:00am – 7:00pm Where: Charlie’s Pub & Grille 758 Ninth Street Durham, NC 27705 Pre-sale tickets available at Charlie’s. Telephone (919) 286-4446    And here are a few photos I stole from his Facebook page. I hope he doesn’tContinue reading “Deputy Buonadonna Benefit”

ALERT – Westboro Baptist Church in North Carolina


**** ALERT **** ALERT **** ALERT****       Westboro Baptist Church will be protesting SGT Donna Johnson’s funeral at 10:15am Saturday Oct 13, 2012 at the Raeford Presbyterian Church, 128 Edinborogh Ave. Raeford NC 28376. If you live close, please go & help the volunteers stand in line between WBC & the family. IfContinue reading “ALERT – Westboro Baptist Church in North Carolina”

It Is The Veteran….


Update: August 31, 2015 — I talked with Mr. Gallo on Friday evening and he explained why his website was taken down. I won’t get into that here, but he instructed me to give you folks his email address and said if you’re interested in getting a print, to contact him directly. Please include YOURContinue reading “It Is The Veteran….”

Occupy the RDU Airport Atrium


On Wednesday, October 26, 2011 a group of about 100 World War II Veterans will fly up to DC for a day trip. Please come out to the RDU Airport (The Parking Deck Atrium) about 7:30pm and “Occupy” a spot. It is sponsored by the Triangle Flight of Honor            Continue reading “Occupy the RDU Airport Atrium”