Day: December 14, 2017

“The American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand For” by David McCullough

“The American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand For” by David McCullough c.2017, Simon & Schuster $25.00 / $34.00 Canada 176 pages BOOK REVIEW by TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER One nation, under God, indivisible. Those words deeply mean something to you. Maybe you’ve fought for them. Maybe you say them daily. You see the news and they leap to mind, whether you’re optimistic for the future or pessimistic about current events. And in the book “The American Spirit” by David McCullough, you’ll see how the former better describes our nation. For the past fifty years or so, author and...

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Tis a gift…

The fortunate among us will wake Christmas morning and open presents. The day will continue with breakfasts, brunches, dinners, family and friends. As we anticipate the holidays and what they mean to each of us, we would do well to think of those less fortunate. Regardless of the reason, some families will not have a full table during the holidays; there will not be toys for the boys and girls to open. Despite positive economic news there will always be families who have been passed by. Families struggling to stay together, to stay healthy, to stay fed, to stay...

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