Category Archives for Patriotism

Lori Borgman: The parade you don’t want to miss

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It was a last-minute deal. I left dirty dishes in the sink, grabbed two flags from the garage and met … Continue reading

09. April 2014 by Lori Borgman
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Lori: Peonies help remember and honor

The peonies are slightly behind schedule for Memorial Day. I worry about such things, not because I want to, but … Continue reading

20. May 2013 by Lori Borgman
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Lynn: Madison Rising song makes me proud to be an American!

Realizing that I had to stop complaining about the state of our country and actually contribute toward positive change, I … Continue reading

08. February 2013 by Lynn Armitage
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Marybeth: Parents, resolve to do better for America!

This year, rather than making resolutions to lose weight, read more books and floss for more than just the few … Continue reading

03. January 2013 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: Common Sense, Cool Women, Family, Parenting, Patriotism, Values | 1 comment

Mary: A cause for hope

Undecided until election day eve, my seven year old jumped on a candidate’s bandwagon with enthusiasm and dedication at the … Continue reading

07. November 2012 by Mary Gates
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Marybeth: Time to temper the discourse in our house divided

Someone should take a poll asking Americans how they feel about polling. I’m pretty sure our shared distaste for it … Continue reading

07. November 2012 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: Family, Patriotism, Politics, Values | 2 comments

Lynn: The Mitt Romney We Should All Know About

I really do have a life beyond the rehashing of political headlines. And as soon as the election is over, … Continue reading

28. October 2012 by Lynn Armitage
Categories: American Teens, Dear Mr. President, Economy, Faith, Family, Marriage, Media, Not Making This Up, Obama, Parenting, Patriotism, Politics, Religion, Romney, Uncategorized, Women, Work, Young Adults | Leave a comment

Marybeth: Message to Occupiers still stands: Grow up, folks

This week marked the one year anniversary of the start of the Occupy movement. A year ago, it looked as … Continue reading

21. September 2012 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: Common Sense, Economy, Education, Media, Parenting, Patriotism, Politics, Values, Young Adults | Tags: , , , | Leave a comment

Elizabeth: On bear hugs and presidents…..Oh, my!

It was the bear hug heard around the world.  In one of the oddest political stories of the past week, … Continue reading

17. September 2012 by Elizabeth Vale
Categories: Patriotism, Politics | 1 comment

Ursula: The autopen, Mr. President? Really?

I’m an independent. I don’t belong to either party. There are a few reasons: I don’t like being tied to … Continue reading

30. August 2012 by Ursula Hennessey
Categories: Common Sense, Dear Mr. President, Obama, Patriotism, Politics | 1 comment

Marijo: The adult in the room

Tuesday night, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie gave an amazing speech, rousing the crowd at the Republican National Convention to … Continue reading

29. August 2012 by Marijo Tinlin
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Lynn: Gotta LOVE her!

What always excites me about the national conventions – both Republican and Democratic – is something Forrest Gump said:  “…You … Continue reading

29. August 2012 by Lynn Armitage
Categories: Cool Women, Dear Mr. President, Faith, Family, Feminism, Freedom, Obama, Patriotism, Politics, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Lynn: “2016: Obama’s America”

How many times have you been to a movie where the entire audience stands up and applauds while the credits … Continue reading

22. August 2012 by Lynn Armitage
Categories: American Teens, Dear Mr. President, Freedom, Media, My Kid Really Said This, Obama, Parenting, Patriotism, Politics, Values, Young Adults | 3 comments