Want to know what Veteran’s Day is all about? Watch a soldier salute

Want to know what Veteran’s Day is all about? Watch a soldier salute

If you want to know what Veteran’s Day means, watch a soldier salute. Witness the arm. Crisp snap upward, precise elbow bend, right hand over right eyebrow. Watch the hand. It won’t falter, no matter how wrinkled the skin, nor pronounced the veins. It will maintain a proud, perfect angle. See the face. Chin up, [...]

Ready, set…wait!

Ready, set…wait!

Molly clearly wanted to move things along quickly yesterday as we set up for our annual jump off the front porch, first day of school picture. “Let me know when you’re ready,” she said, just after hustling me outside. With the sun just stretching out over the football field next to our house, I squinted [...]