Mushrooms are wonderful tasting, fantastically interesting organisms (nobody really knows how and why they grow), nice to look at, and, if you gather your own, exciting in a “gee, I wonder whether I will die a horrible death if I eat this?” sort of way. Continue reading “Jim Toia: Mushrooms As Art”
“Here, in this place where the West held together, let us make a vow to our dead. Let us show them by our actions that we understand what they died for. Let our actions say to them the words for which Matthew Ridgway listened: ‘I will not fail thee nor forsake thee.’
Strengthened by their courage, heartened by their value [valor], and borne by their memory, let us continue to stand for the ideals for which they lived and died.
Thank you very much, and God bless you all.”
Ronald Reagan – June 6, 1984