Never Forget How We Came Together When We Were Torn Apart

18 years ago today, 2,792 people lost their lives to terrorists in the September 11th attacks.  18 years, and yet I still recall the day as if it was only last week; Mike, Tom, and I huddled around Nick’s TV watching as the towers fell and wondering what was next.  But for some people, those 18 years have been their entire …

Where We Came From

“Go back where you came from…” You may not know how far they’ve come. It’s far too easy to judge from our very prosperous and blessed nation. Our children may never have to even dream about the everyday realties of others. We aren’t a Nation of open borders, but a Nation of open hearts. To whom much is given, much …

Higher Standards

In light of recent events in our local political news, I feel compelled to say something that to me is patently obvious. When you become a government official through either appointment or election, you are, and should be, held to a higher standard. You no longer are just ‘You’. You chose to represent all the people of the area you …