Tag Archives: Honor

Spoons Full of Memories

A good man was laid to rest today, as good a man as men are these days.  I offer this attempt of a poem to honor his memory in a final salute of sorts.  Master Sargent Charles Oliver Brooks, boss, … Continue reading

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Eulogy For the Profane

The last few days have been painful.  I wonder if that means I’m growing?  Isn’t that the saying “no pain, no gain”? Eulogy For the Profane by Michael Romani They say profanity Is the sign of a lazy mind All … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Being Dad Is the Best Title I’ve Ever Had

“Of all the titles I’ve been privileged to have, ‘Dad’ has always been the best.” – Ken Norton I think this is very true with the exception of being ‘Daddy’.  I love both my little girls more than life itself. … Continue reading

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First Principles: Honor, Justice and Humanity Makes It Our Duty To Pass Liberty On To Our Children’s Children

“Honor, justice, and humanity, call upon us to hold, and to transmit to our posterity, that liberty which we received from our ancestors. It is not our duty to leave wealth to our children, but it is our duty to … Continue reading

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In Memory of D-Day

God bless those who lived and died for liberty all those many years ago.  Peace is that better place we would all prefer to live.  Dying is the price some are willing to pay so that others might have that … Continue reading

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First Principles: Beware That Two Passions Strongly Influence Politics – Love of Power and Love of Money

“(T)here are two passions which have a powerful influence in the affairs of men. These are ambition and avarice—the love of power and the love of money. Separately, each of these has great force in prompting men to action; but, … Continue reading

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Thoughts On Arlington (Memorial Day 2019)

America has never been so seemingly divided since our Civil War. Thoughts On Arlington by Michael Romani With so many jokes out to rewrite history It really isn’t much of a mystery That our nation barely stands divided With too … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Let Us On Memorial Day Renew Our Pledges To Aid and Assist The Widows and Orphans of Those Who Died For Our Country’s Honor and Freedom

“Let us then, at the time appointed, gather around their sacred remains and garland the passionless mounds above them with the choicest flowers of springtime. Let us raise above them the dear old flag they saved from dishonor. Let us, … Continue reading

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Your Best You

If it’s going to be in your life, it’s up to you.  That’s maybe trite, but, could not be truer. Your Best You by Michael Romani To be the best you Control your impulses Learn to do as must do … Continue reading

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Happiest of Mother’s Days 2019!!

“Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the LORD your God is giving you” (Exodus 20:12)      

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