Moonlight Graham: One Game, Zero At Bats

There is no doubt that “Field of Dreams” is one of the best baseball movies, if not movies ever made. One of its great characters was named Archibald “Moonlight” Graham. Most people don’t know that there was a real life “Moonlight” Graham, who the movie character was based on. The real “Moonlight” Graham joined the […]

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Thinking About America Today

Happy Independence Day! Today, like all days, is a great day to think about your country. I’ve been so thankful to see so many people paying more attention to the history of the United States lately. Recent events have sparked an impressive curiosity and quest for understanding amongst many. I appreciate it when people seek […]

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“Jefferson Lives”

On the eve of our nation’s birthday, I’ll share with you one of my favorite stories: The story of Thomas Jefferson and John Adams. Adams and Jefferson were two of the most important of the founding fathers and signers of the Declaration of Independence. Although Thomas Jefferson is credited with writing the Declaration, many of […]

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Pushing Through the Mountain

On what would have been his 90th birthday, I find myself reflecting upon my last visit to the Martin Luther King Memorial in Washington D.C. a few years ago.   The monument, the man, and the Movement are too often misunderstood. The monument fittingly shows him to emerge from a mountain. The mountain represents the […]

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When the King was in THE Building: The Story of Elvis Presley Meeting Richard Nixon

Which photo is the most requested from the National Archives in Washington D.C.?  Is it the raising of the American flag at the battle of Iwo Jima? Pearl Harbor? Landing on the Moon? Nope…..it is Elvis Presley visiting Richard Nixon in the oval office of the White House, 48 years ago today.  Americans love the […]

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