I have read your remarks about the Las Vegas Shooting. I have followed you for years and have at times agreed with you. Not now. For reasons that escape me you have taken it upon yourself to proclaim you have the answers for America. The audacity you have to think a non-American citizen has the right… Read More Open Letter to Piers Morgan
NFL players claim kneeling is not about our service members or patriotism. It’s about racism. There are a few problems with that. Our flag and anthem are sacred symbols of blood bought sacrifices. And despite Cam Newton’s idiotic statement that Colin Kaepernik paid the “ultimate price,” I assure you he did not. The ultimate price is… Read More Should America Rid Herself of NFL?
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A vision popped into my head of a finger dipped in a pot of water and twirling. With each motion, ripples scattered in all directions. It seemed important to note how what began in the middle of the pot impacted everything in it. I had no doubt it was a message from God. I told… Read More Where Was God on 9/11?
This rabid need to destroy Confederate monuments is dishonoring to the slaves who gained their freedom after the Civil War. Those monuments have stood as a reminder that hate didn’t win – until now. In a bizarre turn of events destroying “hate monuments” is only bringing hate and violence on a scale not seen since… Read More Skewed View of Historical Monuments
Sandwiched between two special needs kids you’d expect Dalton to have middle child syndrome. But that would be too normal for Dalton. Like a determined salmon making his way upstream, Dalton makes his own way. From the moment he could speak all he ever wanted to be was an actor. He was always putting on… Read More Dalton Graves – Remember the Name
The living room of our house was there for show not use. My family stayed in the den so everything in the living room was off limits to me. The roll top piano to the Bible on the coffee table, they were all hands off. For a precocious five-year-old that was an engraved invitation. When… Read More Do Not Touch That Bible
You know those ads on Facebook? Well, I finally ordered something from one. Different Not Less was advertising magnetic shoe closures. The goal is to give disabled kids more freedom. The claim is that children with fine motor difficulties who can’t tie their shoes will be able to put their shoes on independently with these… Read More Magnetic Shoe Closure Review
I have wonderful memories of my Papaw McLaughlin, even though he died when I was about four. My grandparents lived in a huge farmhouse in High Bridge, KY. He nursed any injured animal back to health. Whether it was a squirrel who later bit him for his efforts, or an unwanted dog abandoned by cruel… Read More The Shaping of a Life
Big day for The Joan Zone! We held our first live video promotion and gave away tickets to the Spirit Song Festival at Kings Island. Many thanks to The Joan Zone followers! First Live Video and Giveaway