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Every Day a Memorial

Every Day a Memorial: (Audio) Every day we live means something, to someone, somewhere. It’s the arrival date of some long-planned event, or it is a memory date of something from the past. The longer you are around, and the more you document those important dates, the fuller your calendar is of things worth memorializing. A…

Tomorrow Is A Mystery

Tomorrow Is A Mystery: Think about it with me…Every future moment is a mystery! Everything we do not know is a mystery! We cannot only guess, speculate and wonder about the Great Unknown of Mystery. That future breath just waiting for our lungs to inhale, and then exhale? A mystery moment waiting to reveal. Success?…

The System of Options

n other words, according to Moltke’s main thesis, “…military strategy had to be understood as a system of options since it was only possible to plan the beginning of a military operation. As a result, he considered the main task of military leaders to consist in the extensive preparation of all possible outcomes.

Every Morning

Every Morning My blog has been in existence for over 7 years. It is not today what it was then. Slowly, it has evolved and my confidence has grown, I’m finding my voice and realize I am never at a lack of something to say. Yet, I have seen my writing change. Not quickly. Not overnight. But…

Words Are Valuable

If Words are Valuable, How Do You Spend Them? I love W-O-R-D-S…  But I detest foul language… Just saying. Not only do I love words and their usage, but also their history and intended (or original) use. Today, thinking back, I wonder if I could have made a living being an etymologist? You know, someone…

Week in Review January 10-17

Did you realize that all news we see is basically history? Unless it’s a story in progress, then everything we read, see or hear is simply something of the past. That being said, we often think of history as something way back there in the background of time. A long time ago. But history begins…

Not All Steps Are Positive

True, many steps we take are in negative territory. Not necessarily wrong, or even in the wrong direction, but definitely moving in different directions than where we thought we were headed. I love this Monument Valley puzzle game. The stairs, elevators and various hindrances keep you guess which way to turn. Sometimes you figure it…