Category Archives: Treehouse Campfire

Tradition and The 4th of July…

Dennis Prager has an outstanding idea to stimulate thought about Independence Day, and create a simple ceremony using a U.S. coin. Passing out quarters (or half dollars) to your friends and family can inspire a larger context.

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Oh, Say, Does That Star-Spangled Banner Yet Wave?

Friday evening I took my Stars and Stripes in from the front porch as I do every night, but everything felt different and each movement was conscious as I realized I might not put it out again. Yesterday morning I came … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2015

Memorial Day is a day of reverence. Memorial Day is a day of solemn remembering; and Memorial Day is a day of thankfulness for those who have given their lives in the cause of freedom; our freedom. Memorial Day is separate and … Continue reading

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Stable Flight Can Be Achieved…

Prediction: Over the next few years the stability advancement shown here by Catalian Duru will lead to collaborations with gyroscopic engineers (think Segway) and by Christmas 2020 the hottest gift under the tree with be a Hoverboard.  It’s a world record-setting … Continue reading

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The Search For Our Roots

A few of us were discussing our family research projects on the Open Thread the other day.  Most of us are curious about our ancestors – who they were, what they did, what kind of world did they live in?  … Continue reading

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The Big 21…

(Via PJ Media) There are some weeks when you know it’s the 21st century not because the last seven days are markedly different from its immediate predecessor, but that a confluence of stories news stories emphasize how different the problems … Continue reading

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Movie Tuesday: What’s Your Favorite Movie Quote?

There are so many good ones.  How about, “Do you smell that? Do you smell that? Napalm, son! I love the smell of Napalm in the morning.” Robert Duvall- Apocalypse Now or “The Truth, you want the truth You Can’t … Continue reading

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