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A sunset offers inspiration to reflect on the day gone by, giving perspective to the greatness of the world around us.

As dusk threatens the horizon, the far-away sky glows orange which softens to blue before giving way to complete darkness. It calms the soul for the approaching bedtime.


LST -496 at Normandy

Lookout towers along our coastlines once stood watch for German U-boats preying on U.S. ships— a concrete testament to our country’s resolve in defending a way of life. Today, as we walk those beaches, the towers melt into the natural landscape.

Robert Whaley joined the Navy at 17. Not after…

How One Teacher Touched Our Lives

Leading by example in a Halloween getup.

Around Delaware, turkey dinners and turkey bowls will soon give way to impromptu class reunions.

On one such recent occasion, my grade school classmates gathered to reminisce shortly after one of our favorite teachers, Jack Collins, passed away. …

Christmas season doesn’t end at our house until the tree comes down. It’s still sopping water from the base, but its branches sag now that the music has faded away. The Charlie Brown train stopped running weeks ago. Needles litter the track.

Things changed this year.

We bought a smaller…

A tour of the Battleship New Jersey brings a sailor to life.

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Politicians applaud our Veterans during election cycles. Restaurants offer special deals for a day in November and we thank them for their service as casually as somebody holding open a door. …

Paul Dorsey

When not working as a Financial Advisor, Paul writes about everyday people. His first book, Forbidden Inheritance was published in 2020.

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