Tag Archives: America

Giving Away A Handmade American Patriot Pen

If you have followed this blog for a while, you know that one of my passions is crafts, more specifically woodworking and turning handmade pens. In January, I launched another website/blog called Four Oaks Crafts. I created this new site … Continue reading

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Outliers – A Book Review

Recently, I listened to the audio book, Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell. In this post, I will share what I liked and didn’t like about the book. And I would welcome your feedback–particularly, if you’ve read the book. Gladwell defines an … Continue reading

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Thankful for Our Nation

Thanksgiving is upon us, and I’m looking forward to some time off to be with my family. It’s also a great time to reflect on the many things for which I’m thankful. A couple of things have happened this week … Continue reading

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Founding Father Quotes

Our nation was definitely founded on the backs of strong patriots.   I like to call them statesmen; their concern for our country was greater than a desire to hold an office. Some of  these quotes reflect their vision for … Continue reading

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It is for us the living

I just want to say thanks to all the fallen soldiers and current veterans who have given the last full measure or who have served in honor.  On November 19th, 1863, Abraham Lincoln delivered perhaps his greatest speech–the Gettysburg Address.  In just over two … Continue reading

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