Monthly Archives: July 2006

Grand Ole Opry

Today I visited the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee. Nothing aesthetically pleasing it was in fact a major market touting a myriad of unique high-end consumer products. The architecture of the shops was both modern and built sparing no … Continue reading

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Germany’s Greatest General?

Guderian, Heinz Wilhelm Guderian, Heinz Wilhelm (1888-1954), German general and leading theorist and proponent of tank warfare, who contributed greatly to the development of the blitzkrieg (lightning war) tactics used by Germany during World War II (1939-1945). Guderian was born … Continue reading

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The Corsican Who Spoke Italian

Napoleon Bonaparte Napoleon was undoubtedly one of the greatest generals in history; he was as brilliant strategist and a thorough, if not innovative, tactician; his ability to inspire his men and earn their respect, admiration and affection was unparalleled; his … Continue reading

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Birthday Card

From my wonderful mother-in-law!!!

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con·tem·plate [ kóntəm plàyt ] (past and past participle con·tem·plat·ed, present participle con·tem·plat·ing, 3rd person present singular con·tem·plates) verb  Definition:   1. transitive verb have something as possible intention: to think about something as a possible course of actioncontemplating a move to a … Continue reading

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Fruit Salad

Today I made my first fruit salad ever.

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Great Leaders of History

Ghengis Khan One of the greatest conquerors in history and one of the greatest generals of all time, he owed his success not only to his abilities as a strategist, but also to the remarkable degree of centralized organization he … Continue reading

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