Memorial Day Video

Posted on May 31, 2017 in All Blog Posts, Patriotism, Youtube

Memorial Day Video

“War must be, while we defend our lives against a destroyer who would devour all; but I do not love the bright sword for its sharpness, nor the arrow for its swiftness, nor the warrior for his glory. I love only that which they defend.”  J.R.R. Tolkien, The Two Towers In the past we have paid tribute to the brave men and women who fight valiantly to preserve our freedom. Today, we’ve compiled those tributes into a YouTube video to showcases handkerchiefs from WWI and WWII. The musical accompaniment is “Hymn to the Fallen” sung by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. As you view the video, you’ll...

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The Randy Rooster

Posted on Mar 6, 2014 in All Blog Posts, Animals, Calendar, Youtube

The Randy Rooster

“Trying to sneak a fast ball past Hank Aaron is like trying to sneak the sunrise past a rooster.” Joe Adcock  “Spring forward, fall back” is the memory trick we use for re-setting our clocks in order to capture the gift of daylight savings.  Who doesn’t appreciate an extra hour of sunshine in which to frolic and play?  Yet we pay a price to shed our hibernating ways, as we begrudgingly crawl from the cozy comfort of our snuggly beds.  One steadfast harbinger who can rouse us literally like clockwork?  The lusty rooster, trilling and screeching,  until we have no choice but to rise.   A...

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