A Tribute to My Father

Tomorrow is Father’s Day.  I am blessed to have a wonderful and loving father.  I would like to share this poem in honor of my father, Kenneth Wayne Savage, otherwise affectionately known as “Skip”.  The poem was written by Clifford Lewis and published...

In Honor of Abner Doubleday

by, Thad Abel Who is Abner Doubleday?  Abner was born on June 26, 1819 and achieved the rank of Major General for the United States Army and the Union Army.  He fought in the Mexican-American War, Third Seminole War, Civil War, and the American Indian War....
Dog Days of Summer

Dog Days of Summer

Just what are the “Dog Days of Summer”and do they have anything to do with our canine friends?  As a kid I thought the phrase was an idiom that referred to the relentless hot days that left everyone feeling overheated and lazy.  After a little research I found that I...

Memorial Day

Around the country today, schools and businesses have closed for the holiday. It is easy to just think that Memorial Day is simply the start of summer. A lot of people will get to the nearest body of water for boating and picnics and cookouts; I for sure will. In the...
Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day

I wrote this poem in honor of my mother on her 80th birthday.  I wanted to share it on Mother’s Day because we should all take today to honor our Mothers.  We wouldn’t be who we are today if it were not for the loving sacrifices and tireless work and love of...

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