Saturday, May 26, 2012

Memorial Poppy

Memorial Day was set aside originally to honor the fallen warriors of WW1. As time went on, all veterans were included in the ceremonies. The red poppy has become an internationally known and recognized symbol of sacrifice and is worn to honor the men and women who served and died for their country in all wars.

Sunday, May 20, 2012


The game of Pétanque, which is a form of Boules, was originated in Southern France. It is widely played in France and neighboring Spain.

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Writer's Block

Sometimes a writer will sit at his, or her, desk with the intent of writing an article and, viola, the mind draws a blank. There is nothing coming to mind that is worthy of publishing or sending to a loyal audience .

Sunday, May 6, 2012

Old Timers

In today’s world, at least here in America, we have become a bunch of pill-poppers. It seems that for any ache or illness you have, there is a pill. They come in all colors and shapes.