Fireworks, Hot Dogs, and Yellow Umbrellas

This Independence Day we will celebrate 241 years since the United States declared its independence from Great Britain. Most Americans will go about celebrating the 4th much in the same way they always have. The scent of grilled burgers and hots dogs will fill neighborhoods and fireworks will spatter the evening sky with brilliant colors … Continue reading Fireworks, Hot Dogs, and Yellow Umbrellas

Thoughts on Memorial Day

Today we remember the ultimate sacrifice of generations of Americans, from days of the Revolutionary war to the military actions following the gruesome attacks on 9/11. President Abraham Lincoln rightly stated, “in a larger sense, we cannot dedicate, we cannot consecrate, we cannot hallow this ground. The brave men, living and dead who struggled here … Continue reading Thoughts on Memorial Day

America’s Strength of Diversity

Getting home from the wedding late last night, I proceeded to join millions of American in watching the opening ceremony of the Olympic games. I was disappointed to realize that I had missed the United States athletes entering the stadium. Curious to find out how they looked and even curious as to who became the … Continue reading America’s Strength of Diversity