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Honor to Whom Honor is Due

posted by Nora Puls

THIS IS AN EXCERPT FROM A POST I WROTE LAST YEAR ON MY OTHER BLOG.  THOUGHTS ON HEROISM…  Sometime, I know I may sound like I have a “Pollyanna-ish” view of the people who stand in the gap for us. […]

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Watch this…

posted by Nora Puls

I was trying to come up with something meaningful to write about tonight, but what’s more meaningful than this?    

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When Life Doesn’t Make Sense

posted by Nora Puls

 Two weeks ago my seemingly healthy brother-in-law was being  evaluated for pain in his back which he thought might be a ruptured  disc.  Instead, in a matter of days, he was being told that he has  pancreatic cancer.  He will […]

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Rest in Peace, Spc Dalton

posted by Nora Puls

Randy Dalton was only 20 when his chopper crashed in Cambodia. In an article published by CBS St Louis, Metro-East resident John Minford observed:  “It’s one of the promises the military makes, dead or alive you will come home. And this one came home.” […]

A Letter to Dads (and Thoughts for Moms)

posted by Nora Puls

Here are some excerpts from a Letter to Dads:  Stop Letting Moms Win At Parenting posted today by Matthew Tobey, editor of  the Comedy Central Insider blog.   I thought it was worth sharing… Dear new dads, The arrival of your baby […]

One of the most beautiful pieces of music I’ve ever heard…

posted by Nora Puls

Call me out of touch, but I’ve never listened to the music from Les Miserables–just heard snatches of the more familiar parts here and there…until yesterday. I was home alone after church and I decided to try to listen to […]

Obama Presents Medal of Honor to US Army Ranger

posted by Nora Puls

July 12, 2011 “The soldier in uniform extended his prosthetic hand after losing his own in battle. And the commander in chief who sent him there reached out to clasp it. It was a sobering moment toward the end of […]

Lone Marine – This is very moving

posted by Nora Puls

Lone Marine

Caylee Anthony–Everyone’s Child

posted by Nora Puls

Two days ago,  we were stunned when the Jury in the Casey Anthony trial found her “not guilty” of killing Caylee. I heard one juror say today that saying “not guilty” is not the same as saying “innocent” and some […]

Vietnam Vets Honored

posted by Nora Puls

This story is a couple of years old, but my heart is always stirred when veterans from the Vietnam War are honored.  Regardless of your thoughts about the war at the time, I think most of us realize that the […]

Happy 4th of July, Everyone–

posted by Nora Puls

Nobody says it better than the muppets A Muppet Salute

July 4th Video

posted by Nora Puls

This one is beautifully done and worth watching…   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KvCMTwZdByk

Independence…

posted by Nora Puls

This weekend is a perfect opportunity to teach your children about our country’s birth and what America stands for. More and more these things are not taught in school or really even discussed anywhere.  Just go to a baseball game […]

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