The batteries are recharged

After 3 weeks of resting, I can clearly and emphatically say, my batteries are recharged!   And what vacation is complete without a good book to read? I thoroughly enjoyed reading through Team of Rivals. What a great read and fascinating historical and political details. It was also a good read for those wishing to…

Lincoln – movie review

 After wishing to view the movie Lincoln, by Steven Spielberg, for some time I finally was able to take in this excellent film on the plane ride home Thursday night.  Of course the full details, and by that I mean the historical details remain somewhat unverified for me….while I have always enjoyed history and have…

Character is…

ABRAHAM LINCOLN “Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.: “I desire so to conduct the affairs of this administration that if at the end, when I come to lay down the reins of power, I have lost every…