Category Archives: Treehouse Campfire

“A Republic If You Can Keep It”…

Those were the words from Dr. Benjamin Franklin as he exited the Constitutional Convention in in 1787 while replying to Philadelphian Mrs. Powell’s question: “what form of government have you given us”? Today I had a goal.  We have a Treeper … Continue reading

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A Life Of Links….

I have long felt that life is like a series of links in a chain. You might be driving down the road and you hear a song on the radio, or see a picture, and you feel a memory,…. something … Continue reading

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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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