This weekend a friend of mine got married.  He asked me to stand up in his wedding and to present the opening toast for the couple at their reception.  It was a privilege and an honor to do both. This week’s thought contains excerpts from that toast. Congratulations Victor and Becca! _________________________________________________________________ There is no Read More

The Little Things Matter

The past two weeks the “Thought of the Week” has been drenched in a message of patriotism born from my passion for conserving and protecting our nation’s democracy how and where I can.  It doesn’t help that Labor Day and the 10 year anniversary of 9/11 were within a week of each other…those events just Read More