Monthly Archives: November 2013

A letter from a soilder to his son

I found this post on a blog by David Kanigan called Lead.Learn.Live.  It a wonderful blog full of posts that are at times inspiring and others thoughtful.  From the posts you will see that he is well read.

This post is about a letter from a World War II soldier to his son.  It makes me think about my two sons, and what I would say to them in this situation.  I probably wouldn’t be as eloquent.  It is a wonderful letter with some very powerful imagery and thoughts.

Man Picks Up Struggling Single Mom’s Restaurant Tab

What a wonderful story.

Kindness Blog

Last week, while [eating out] with her youngest kids, the divorced mom (who asked to remain anonymous) approached a man sitting in a booth nearby and apologized in advance for the noise she knew her kids were likely to make, the local ABC affiliate reports. The man assured the woman that it would be no problem and that as a father himself, he could relate.

It wasn’t until after he left that the man’s kindness was revealed: before leaving the restaurant, he made arrangements to pay for the family’s meal, purchased a [-] gift card for them, and left the single mom of three a note that brought her to tears:

Source: Huffington Post

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Ray Kelly and Stop and Frisk

Whatever your thoughts on a subject or speaker I sincerely believe you need to read or listen to that subject to get a full view of the opinions.  There are certainly exceptions to this, but they are very rare.  In today’s world the word evil is thrown around too easily.  This is the case with Ray Kelly.  A professor from Brown University has written a great essay in the Brown newspaper decrying the protest that “shouted down” Ray Kelly when he went to speak at the University.  Legal Insurrection has a post on the essay and a link to it.  The comments to the essay from Brown University students show me that they are not learning very much at this prestigious university.