A father at his daughter’s wedding
One story on becoming a U.S. citizen.
I got this recipe for a refreshing summer cocktail from a library event. It is perfect for a summer party.
1.5 oz dry gin (unaged)*
1/2 a glass of Fever Tree Elderflower Tonic
1/2 a glass of Angostrua Lemon Lime and Bitters Soda
a bit of fresh dill to garnish
Serve with lots of ice.
*The gin is optional.
I watch this marvelous PBS concert every year. The tributes to individual members of the service and their spouses are outstanding and represent the many who sacrificed just as much. The music is superb and very fitting. The cast includes “Joe Mantegna and Mary McCormack and features an all-star lineup of actors and musicians along with top pops conductor Jack Everly and the National Symphony Orchestra.”
Take a look. Have some tissue handy as you may need to wipe away a tear.
PBS.com on YouTube.
I have to agree with Andrew Klavan. Journalists need to get a grip and give more time to what’s happening in Isreal and Venezuela and stop giving so much time on the Mueller Report that anyone can read here.
Some wise sayings from a teacher I once had at Act One:
“What gets us over our terror? …Love for someone else.”
(14 January 2019)
“There is no joy without commitment, but commitment implies renunciation of other things.” (15 January 2019)
“There’s no growth without tension.” (15 January 2019)
“One sign of growth is that you always have new problems.” (17 January 2019)
“At what point does your character become your fate?” (22 January 2019)
“The reactive person is not in control.” (22 January 2019)
“Some fights are worth losing.” (29 January 2019)
“The gods that we worship determine the values we hold.” (31 January 2019)
“A lie in the brain is getting a fact wrong; a lie in the soul is getting a life wrong.” (31 January 2019)
“A truly educated person is one who pauses.” (4 February 2019)
“You have to be willing to be wrong to be wrong
.” (4 February 2019)
“The mark of a grownup is flexibility.” (5 February 2019)
“The first sign of God’s will for us is the gifts He’s given us.” (5 February 2019)
“Safety isn’t part of the Christian dispensation. Martyrdom is.” (7 February 2019)