Guardian of the Law?

Guardian of the Law?

On either side of the main steps of the Supreme Court building are seated marble figures. On the left is a female figure, the Contemplation of Justice. On the right is a male figure, the Guardian or Authority of Law. However, personal improprieties and mind-boggling...
July 1, 2024: Another “Date That Will Live In Infamy”

July 1, 2024: Another “Date That Will Live In Infamy”

“Under our constitutional structure of separated powers, the nature of presidential power entitles a former president to absolute immunity from criminal prosecution for actions within his conclusive and preclusive constitutional authority.” Chief Justice John Roberts...
Juneteenth: America’s Second Independence Day

Juneteenth: America’s Second Independence Day

As a member of the Grand Trees of Chatham (GTOC) Board of Directors, I am the creator of the annual Naturally Chatham photo calendar, a fund raiser for GTOC highlighting the natural beauty and diversity of Chatham County’s natural amenities. I just picked up the draft...
Lest We Forget

Lest We Forget

“We should guard their graves with sacred vigilance. … Let no neglect, no ravages of time, testify to the present or to the coming generations that we have forgotten as a people the cost of a free and undivided republic.” ~ Maj. Gen. John A. Logan It was an...
Seeing the Forest for the Trees

Seeing the Forest for the Trees

“The death of the forest is the end of our life.” ~ Sister Dorothy Stang Today is national Arbor Day. So take a deep breath. Hold it, and take a moment to think about where that life-giving oxygen came from. Then as you exhale carbon dioxide, give thanks for the...
The Gospel of Love & Grace vs The Gospel of Hate & Fear

The Gospel of Love & Grace vs The Gospel of Hate & Fear

“I have decided to stick with love…hate is too great a burden to bear.” ~Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. It is rare that posts on this blog appear but a couple of days apart. However, a coincidence of two very different events that took place this week on...