Jan 262019
 

At Evergreen Cemetery in Southgate, Kentucky, we came across the grave of an American hero who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country. Born in New York in 1898, Nelson B. Klein joined New York’s 69th National Guard, also known as the “Irish Brigade,” during World War I and served in France with […]

Oct 262018
 

These days, when bashing the police seems to be the in thing, I am an unashamed supporter of law enforcement. Yes, there are a few bad apples out there. Maybe even more than a few. But for every corrupt or brutal cop, I know that there are tens of thousands of them in small towns […]

Jun 012014
 

We decided it was time for a day trip, so we were up earlier than usual yesterday morning and on the road about 10 a.m., headed west on the Indiana Toll Road (Interstate 80/90) with Greg and Jan. Our first stop was at the Indiana Welcome Center, but getting there was a bit of a […]

Sep 292010
 

Yesterday, we toured two great museums in Washington D.C., the Newseum and the Holocaust Memorial Museum. Both were excellent, and I highly recommend both to anybody who has not visited them yet. The bus picked us up at Cherry Hill Park and took us to the Metro station, where we rode the Green Line train […]