Month: September 2012

The kindness of strangers

I came across a first, for me, this week.  As I was heading into downtown Raleigh, for a meeting, I came to a major (like 5way, two lanes from each direction) intersection where the traffic light was out.  There was no police officer directing traffic.  Do you think I was a little nervous about sticking…
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Who are we looking up to?

I may have written about this before, but with the recent headline I saw about Lady Gaga smoking pot on stage – well, frankly – I was surprised.  I didn’t read the article, but isn’t pot illegal (except for maybe medicinal reasons in some states)?  How can a celebrity (or anyone, for that matter) do…
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I’m seeing a lot about the USO lately

I’m surprised at the number of people who have never heard of the USO!  I guess being an Army BRAT I was always familiar with it.  In case you don’t know, the United Service Organization exists to support our military and their families.  Here is the “official” link, http://www.uso.org/. Lately, here in NC, the USO…
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