“I Don’t Understand” May Be The Smartest Thing You Will Ever Say

Contrary to popular belief, the phrase “I don’t understand” may be the most empowering sentence you will ever utter. As far back as I can remember, I was my father’s shadow– a bright, observant, and worrisome child, just behind his leg, listening to everything he said and didn’t say. I noticed early on when men […]

Wearing the flag

I get a lot of emails about the US flag patches worn on the shoulders of our servicemen. The cameras are constantly catching snippets of our men and women in uniform. In case you are one of the few who hasn’t noticed, the flag on the right shoulder appears to be flying backwards. Believe it […]

How to fold an American flag

Care should be taken that no part of the flag touches the ground. The Flag is carefully folded into the shape of a tri-cornered hat, emblematic of the hats worn by colonial soldiers during the war for Independence. In the folding, the red and white stripes are finally wrapped into the blue, as the light […]