AMERICA’S BOUGAINVILLEA.

On May 23rd 2022 I completed our Bougainvillea flower inspired embroidery. The flowers on our plant bloomed beautifully during the early months of Spring this year. This is the second time the flowers bloomed for us within a span of 8 years since I have been taking care of the Bougainvillea as a house plant.Continue reading “AMERICA’S BOUGAINVILLEA.”

AMERICA’S AMERICAN-CUBAN POLITICAL COMMUNITY.

As I took the time to reflect upon my previous blog post, I noted that the author Carrie Gibson (2019) had included Ileana Ros-Lehtinen as the first U.S. Cuban-American elected U.S. Congress-woman within her book (2019). In addition as I have been taking the time to learn about the Cuba-America political community, I would likeContinue reading “AMERICA’S AMERICAN-CUBAN POLITICAL COMMUNITY.”

HOTEL SARATOGA, HAVANA, CUBA.

My thoughts of love, prayer and condolences to family, friends, relatives and all who are impacted by the tragedy of Hotel Saratoga in Havana, Cuba. A devastating explosion took place at the site that has claimed the lives of 22 individuals, and destroyed a beautiful historical architectural building. Guests to the hotel include Madonna andContinue reading “HOTEL SARATOGA, HAVANA, CUBA.”

JEWISH AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH

The Month of May 2022 recognizes Jewish American Heritage Month. For this recognition I take the time to thank Jewish American families, service men and women for their contributions to the creation and inclusion of America’s history and narratives. For the commemorations I wish you all the best for Jewish American Heritage Month 2022. IContinue reading “JEWISH AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH”

REFLECTION | AMERICA AND THE AMERICAS??

As I began to think and reflect my mind wondered back to the book study of Carrie Gibson’s “EL NORTE The Epic and Forgotten History of Hispanic North America” (Gibson, 2019). I specifically decided to engage in this reading as an addition to journal and scholarly articles, to discover more about the repeating cycles ofContinue reading “REFLECTION | AMERICA AND THE AMERICAS??”

PRESIDENT ULYSSES S. GRANT

On April 27 it is the birthday of former President of the United States of America, President Ulysses S. Grant. I wanted to take a moment to reflect upon his Presidency, life and legacy and was particularly drawn to his Army Military service during America’s Civil War and the Mexican-American War. Raised in Ohio, FormerContinue reading “PRESIDENT ULYSSES S. GRANT”

MEDITATIONS AND REFLECTIONS: SENATOR RUBIO’S ADDRESS FROM THE HERITAGE FOUNDATION.

This writing is a collection of meditations and reflections that stem from the recent address from The Honorable Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) at the Heritage Foundation, Washington DC., USA.

NATIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR DAY AND NATIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR MUSEUM GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY 2022.

On March 25th it is the Medal of Honor Day. This is a day that recognizes military members from the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force. It is within these categories the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Marines and the Guardsmen for Homeland Security, are able to receive a medal under the Department ofContinue reading “NATIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR DAY AND NATIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR MUSEUM GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY 2022.”

64TH UNITED STATES SECRETARY OF STATE | MADELEINE ALBRIGHT

I join the 46th President of the United States of America: Joseph R. Biden Jr., First Lady Dr. Jill Biden, the Biden Administration, Former Presidents, staff members, the Republican and Democratic political community, family, friends, loved ones, colleagues, a nation, and all who mourn the loss of the 64th Secretary of the United States ofContinue reading “64TH UNITED STATES SECRETARY OF STATE | MADELEINE ALBRIGHT”

DONALD EDWIN YOUNG.

I join fellow U.S. Senators, politicians and colleagues who mourn the passing of the Honorable Senator and United States House of Representatives’ Dean, Donald Edwin Young. Republican Donald Edwin Young was the longest member to serve the current U.S. congress and represented the state of Alaska for 49 years. Rep. Young (R-AK) was the lastContinue reading “DONALD EDWIN YOUNG.”