No, not Tinseltown. I’m talking about the city’s namesake. You know, those robe wearing celestial beings with feathery wings sprouting up from their shoulder blades. Continue reading “Los Angeles”
It was a beautiful morning, typical of early September. The bright and warm sun rose slowly and steadily, burning away the few wisps of clouds that still lingered in the sky. Summer vacation was over, the kids were back to school, and the roads were clogged with buses and commuters. Continue reading “September 11, 2001”
Easter- the Holiest of days on the Christian calendar.
Back in 2008, I was fortunate enough to travel with then Vice President Dick Cheney to Jerusalem, Israel. My particular assignment was to guard the main entrance of the King David Hotel, where the Vice President was RON’ing (Secret Service slang for “Remaining Overnight”). It just so happened that the VP’s visit coincided with Holy Week. And since I was working the midnight shift, I had a “day off” to sight see. Continue reading “Easter”