From the majors to the Great War, here’s a story for Memorial Day weekend
I witnessed a moment of history today, watching President Obama’s speech at the Edmund Pettus bridge in Selma, Alabama. In a nation still marked by racial strife–witness the Ferguson report and the killing of Tony Robinson in Madison, Wisconsin–the president did what presidents are supposed to do: lead and inspire the people. The entire speechContinue reading “O Beautiful”
Happy New Year to all, and to all a good night!
There’s nothing like a trip to DC to make you feel like an American. I went there with my family in April, and we saw the Congess, the various Smithsonian institutions, the Lincoln Memorial, the National Archives, and lots of other fascinating things. Just as all Muslims have to make a pilgrimage to Mecca once,Continue reading “Happy Flag Day”