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“Family Celebration Day”

“Family Celebration Day”

This weekend is Fathers’ Day, which I’ve always felt was misnamed. It really should be “Family Celebration Day” in my mind. Let me explain more of what I mean, beyond the obvious of time spent together at a barbecue, on a golf course, on a boat, on a hike, at the shore — wherever families come together to enjoy each other’s company and summertime.

D-Day Reflections

D-Day Reflections

“War is Hell.”  That’s one of the very few sentences my dad, who served four years in World War 2, uttered about his Army experience.  An erudite and devout son of the Minnesota Prairie, he didn’t say four letter words so “War is Hell” was a incredible from him.

The History of Veterans Day

The History of Veterans Day

On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of the year 1918, exactly 100 years ago, representatives of the German Empire signed an armistice ending the fighting in World War I on sea, air, and land…

How to Fix the Internet

How to Fix the Internet

There’s trouble in cyberspace. Though it revolutionized how we live our lives, the internet has some issues. Increasingly centralized control is an alarming trend that threatens to undermine the existence of the internet as we know it. This fascinating report from The Economist dives into what went wrong with the internet and what can be done to fix it. It’s well worth your time.