Thursday, December 31, 2009
As you can ascertain the white pickup truck is no longer at this accident scene. You can also ascertain that there is a fair amount of travel trailer trash that has yet to be removed from this accident scene.
Wednesday, December 30, 2009
Monday, December 28, 2009
The United States of America
Keeping American and Americans Safe
Prior to enlisting in the United States Military each enlistee must swear this oath. If the enlisted person is reenlisting he or she must affirm the following:
I, (NAME), do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to regulations and the Uniform Code of Military Justice. So help me God.
Each president recites the following oath, in accordance with Article II, Section I of the U.S. Constitution:
"I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States."
I post this Blog entry today to simply point out that it now appears that our President may be obtaining a comprehension of the duties of President and also our Commander in Chief.
With the recent incident of a terrorist trying to explode an airplane on Christmas Day as it prepared to land at Detroit our President is now telling us that our Country needs to protect all U. S. Citizens from extremist.
If I understand the U. S. Constitution correctly that is what he swore to do when he took the Oath of Office on January 20, 2009. I am grateful that he is now realizing the gravity of the task that we elected him to perform.
It is my prayer today that he, our President continue to hold the U. S. Constitution in high esteem and perform the duties of President of the United States of America.
Wednesday, December 23, 2009
Tuesday, December 22, 2009
- Mercer University Children's Choir
- Choral Society of Middle Georgia
- Vineville United Methodist Church Choir
- Mulberry Street United Methodist Church Choir
- First United Methodist Church Choir
- First Baptish Church of Christ Choir
The Soloist were:
Timothy Fountain - Tenor - Sweet Little Jesus Boy
Nadine Cheek Whitney - Mezzo Sorano - Jesu Bambino
Richard G. Kosowski - Tenor - O Holy Night
Rebecca Lanning - Mezzo Soprano - Ave Maria
A Wonderful Afternoon of Music which was concluded with the vocalist and the massed Choirs performing these songs from G. F. Handel's Messiah:
And the Glory of the Lord
For Unto Us a Child Is Born
Saturday, December 19, 2009
Friday, December 18, 2009
- 405 participating locations (including the 24 national cemeteries on foreign soil);
161,000 total wreaths placed to honor our servicemen and women;
Over 100,000 (current best estimate) volunteers participated in the wreath-laying event
Over 7,500 (estimated) in attendance at Arlington National Cemetery;
Approximately 15,000 in attendance at Houston National Cemetery - the single largest
wreath-laying event nationwide.
Thursday, December 17, 2009
Wednesday, December 16, 2009
Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Monday, December 14, 2009
Sunday, December 13, 2009
Saturday, December 12, 2009
After the dedication ceremony we all went to lay wreaths. Each wreath had a tombstone number assigned so we could place them in the proper place. This picture shows a young citizen laying a wreath at the Tomb of His Grandfather who was a U. S. Army Hero. The young citizens Dad was also present so that there were three generations participating in this event. A very emotional time to be sure.
The Dedication Service was also an opportunity for the Minutemen of Revolutionary War legacy to participate. These three were decendents of Revolutionary War Heros.
Friday, December 11, 2009
We all can certainly be very proud of our Nation's Heroes who serve to Protect us all. There are many facets of service to our Country. Today I will focus on the peaceful endeavors and also the preparations to defend us all.
GULF OF ADEN (Dec. 7, 2009) Members of the visit, board, search and seizure team of the guided-missile cruiser USS Chosin (CG 65) practice transition drills from their primary to secondary weapons. Chosin is the flagship of Combined Joint Task Force 151, a multinational task force established to conduct counter-piracy operations off the coast of Somalia. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Daniel Edgington/Released)
PERSIAN GULF (Dec. 3, 2009) Sailors manually lift ordnance aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) during a missile swapping evolution. The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is on a scheduled deployment in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Nichelle N. Whitfield/ Released)
NORTH ARABIAN SEA (Dec. 8, 2009) Cmdr. Frank Foley, command chaplain aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) begins communion during a Roman Catholic Mass aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is on a routine deployment to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Nichelle Noelle Whitfield/Released)
Thursday, December 10, 2009
Monday, December 07, 2009
Friday, December 04, 2009
This tour of homes will conclude on Saturday, December 5, 2009. The hours are from 6 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. Parking is available at Vineville Baptist Church. The cost of $20.00 per attendee was modest when I realized that there were two stops with hot cider as well as home made cookies.
You are invited to a
Christmas Open House
Sunday, December 6th
2 - 4 p.m.
St. Joseph's School Choir will sing at 2:30
Santa will be there for pictures. Cookies and punch will be served.
Please come and bring your families!
This is a free event !