inspired by BILL KEATING, JR.
“Each of the patriots whom we remember on this day was first a beloved son or daughter, a brother or sister, or a spouse, friend, and neighbor.” – George H. W. Bush
“We have committed the Golden Rule to memory; let us now commit it to life.” – Edwin Markham
“Behold, I do not give lectures or a little charity. When I give, I give myself.” – Walt Whitman
Decoration Day Address, 1868Arlington National CemeteryCongressman James A. Garfield
“Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.” John 15:13
“I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the community, and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can.” – George Bernard Shaw
“I am oppressed with a sense of the impropriety of uttering words on this occasion.
“It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.” – George S. Patton
“It is, in a way, an odd thing to honor those who died in defense of our country, in defense of us, in wars far away.
In December, 2015, my Dad received the Cincinnati USA Chamber’s Women Empowerment Award in recognition of his life long role in mentoring women.