Category Archives: Patriotism

Review: Only Her

Here is the description from Amazon: “Former SEAL sniper Cody Roberts has returned from Afghanistan with too many demons and a simple wish: to be left alone. Working for K2 Special Services, caring for the war dogs he rescued, playing … Continue reading

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Neptune: The Allied Invasion of Europe and the D-Day Landings by Craig Symonds

I’m glad that I listened to the audiobook edition of Neptune: The Allied Invasion of Europe and the D-Day Landings by Craig Symonds. Mr. Symonds taught at The Naval Academy and you can hear his passion for history in his … Continue reading

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Toast the Repeal of Prohibition on December 5, 2013

Toast the 80th Anniversary of the Repeal of Prohibition on December 5, 2013 with your favorite libation. Before Sex and the City, there was Lois Long, writing for The New Yorker in Roaring Twenties Manhattan. I noticed the homage to … Continue reading

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Why I Love Firemen and Military Heroes

This video of a fireman saving a kitten gets me everytime: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CjB_oVeq8Lo Awhile ago, I locked my key in my car. It was night time and I’d gone shopping by myself — not something I recommend. I went back in … Continue reading

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Help for Military Families During Shutdown – Update

*****UPDATE***** It looks like the commisary is open again and awesome Costco and Sams Club are still offering free shopping without membership to active and retired military members. Also, banks that serve the military community including Navy Federal Credit Union, … Continue reading

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1920s First Lady Grace Coolidge

1924 White House Portrait of Grace Coolidge by Howard Chandler Christy First Lady Grace Coolidge personified Roaring Twenties glam in her White House Portrait. With her beloved collie, Rob Roy, Grace Coolidge posed for Howard Chandler Christy in 1924. President … Continue reading

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President Calvin Coolidge on the 150th Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence: July 4, 1926

President Calvin Coolidge commemorated July 4, 1926 — the 150th Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence by noting it “was profoundly American”: “Placing every man on a plane where he acknowledged no superiors, where no one possessed any right to … Continue reading

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Mr. Spreckels Said: There will be a San Diego & Arizona Railway

John D. Spreckels, driving in the San Diego & Arizona’s Railway’s Golden Spike: November 15, 1919 John D. Spreckels, aka the patron saint of Coronado, didn’t know the meaning of the word impossible. Determined to create a direct railway from … Continue reading

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Boxed Set: Splendid Summer’s Grace, Jack, & Magical Cats

Please click on link below to go to Amazon: Splendid Summer’s Grace, Jack & Magical Cats Boxed Set 1 – 4 Welcome to the Roaring Twenties! Splendid Summer…The Roaring Twenties are rocking again. Magical White Cat Tatania helps her human … Continue reading

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May 20, 1927…Charles Lindbergh’s Flight to Paris

“I owned the world that hour as I rode over it. Free of the earth, free of the mountains, free of the clouds, but how inseparably I was bound to them.” Charles Lindbergh He looked like Adonis. And he had … Continue reading

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