Browsing articles in "Achievements"
Jul
3
2015

Let Your Life Speak

This is an Excerpt from Parker J. Palmer’s, Let Your Life Speak: Listening for the Voice of Vocation… “Eventually, I developed my own image of the ‘befriending’ impulse behind my depression.  Imagine that from early in my life, a friendly figure, standing a block away, was trying to get my attention by shouting my name, wanting to teach me some hard but healing truths about myself.  But I- – fearful of what I might hear or arrogantly […]

Jan
19
2014

RETIREMENT CEREMONY FOR CURTIS J. WOODS, LIEUTENANT COMMANDER, MEDICAL CORPS, UNITED STATES NAVY

  At the back of the program states: Thank you for taking the time out of your day to attend my retirement ceremony….the pleasures are all ours! CONGRATULATIONS……………………….

Dec
13
2013

Small Fry Fashion

We took pictures inside Small Fry Fashion where we will have our book signing on August 28th.  Here’s some…

Mar
25
2012

A Salute

Good morning…I would like to salute the men and women who make possible the rescue of thirty three miners in Chile…it was amazing!  As they say, it was like the sending of first man in the moon…a big step in seeing to the continued safety of all miners in life threatening situations…CONGRATULATIONS and MORE BLESSINGS to the miners and Chile…

Mar
11
2012

Multi-Cultural Day Celebration

We are going to participate on September 17th Camp Lejeune, North Carolina Multi-Cultural Heritage Day Celebration at Goetege Field House starting at 1000-1500.  My employer, Carobell, Inc. thru its president-Ms. Vanessa Ervin approved my request to participate. According to MCIEAST Equal Opportunity Advisor-Master Sergeant Kevin C. James, “Knowledge is the Key to tolerance.  This Cultural Celebration promotes a perspective on the lives of others around you as well as around the world to Overcome ignorance […]

Feb
10
2012

AGNES DE MILLE’S TRIUMP OVER HER STROKE

At the height of her career, choreographer Agnes de Mille suddenly became the victim of a debilitating stroke.  The woman who for decades had taught others how to move now had to begin all over again to teach herself. Known for her energy, will, and elegance, Agnes de Mille had long been one of America’s premier choreographers.  Beginning with her dances for Oklahoma! in 1943, she brought new life to the Broadway stage and gave […]

Nov
21
2011

STEPHEN HAWKING’S TRIUMPH OF THE MIND

A mind is truly a terrible thing to waste.  Less than a generation ago the British physicist Stephen Hawking would have been such a mind, stunted and silent, locked inside the prison of a nerve-destroying disease called amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), better known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.  Today, though almost totally paralyzed and unable to speak or write, he functions brilliantly as a theoretical physicist and mathematician.  He holds the prestigious Lucasian professorship at Cambridge […]

Nov
15
2011

Wright Brothers Monument And Big Kill Devil Hill

Big Kill Devil Hill offers a magnificent view of the Atlantic Ocean, Albemarle Sound, and surrounding scenery.  From this old sand dune the Wrights conducted more than 1,000 glider flights.  Climb the paths to the top of the hill and visit the 60-foot Wright Monument, commemorating the Wrights and their achievements in aviation.

Nov
1
2011

FRANZ SCHUBERT OF AUSTRIA

The 6-schiling stamp on this First Day Cover was issued on November 17, 1978 by the Republic of Austria. It commemorates the musical genius of Frans Schubert in the 150th year since his death. Regarded as one of the world’s foremost composers, Schubert began writing music at thea ge of thirteen.  He composed his first symphony at sixteen.  His works encompass a great variety of musical forms, but his primary interest was the voice.  It […]

Oct
12
2011

Haters By Maya Angelou

A hater is someone who is jealous and envious and spends all their time trying to make you small so they can look tall. They are very negative people to say the least. Nothing is ever good enough! When you make your mark, you will always attract some haters… That’s why you have to be careful with whom you share your blessings and your dreams, because some folk can’t handle seeing you blessed… It’s dangerous […]

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