Two is plenty for this full house

Two is plenty for this full house

Every now and then, whether it be from a friend or family member, my husband and I are asked when people can expect the next little member of the Stri...

May 2nd, 2016 |  


My favorite thing about the South is …

My favorite thing about the South is …

In the course of my job, it is often required of me to attend various press conferences and company meetings, briefings and updates. It’s just p...

April 29th, 2016 |  


Election turning into reality TV

Election turning into reality TV

Has anyone else noticed how the GOP Presidential race has begun to resemble reality TV?Front-runner Donald Trump, a veteran of reality TV with his sho...

April 27th, 2016 |  


A magnificent obsession to have

A magnificent obsession to have

I am obsessed with Camp iRock. It’s no secret. I love to watch brilliant teachers work their magic with struggling readers. My colleagues make f...

April 26th, 2016 |  


A lesson in kid logic

A lesson in kid logic

As a mother, I find myself saying the most bizarre things: “Don’t throw a shark at your brother!” “Yes, you have to wear pants...

April 26th, 2016 |  


Make sure your dollars are used wisely

Make sure your dollars are used wisely

It has been estimated Americans donated some $350 million to charities in 2014 without a clue how the money is handled or spent. Seeing as how I am bi...

April 26th, 2016 |  


I am truly blessed and grateful

I am truly blessed and grateful

Sometimes we don’t know how fortunate we are when it comes to our own lives and I have to say, after last Friday I have seen how fortunate I mys...

April 26th, 2016 |  


VA gets ‘F’ for claims approvals

The percent of disability claims approved by the Veterans Affairs Department for Persian Gulf War-related illnesses has declined steadily in the past ...

April 26th, 2016 |  


Future of Arlington National Cemetery being studied

The Army is once again studying the future of Arlington National Cemetery. At a meeting in late February with five VSO representatives, including TREA...

April 26th, 2016 |  


Library of Congress has archived 100,000+ first-person narratives

The Library of Congress’ program to preserve veterans’ wartime memories has archived its 100,000th collection. The Veterans History Projec...

April 26th, 2016 |