The author offers personal commentary on issues, news items and events that inspire him. He is a well experienced former corporate executive for a Fortune 500 company and an entrepreneurial business owner. He has enjoyed leadership opportunities in finance, marketing, operations, and sales. He is a graduate of the University of Texas, a widower, father, veteran of the Vietnam War and a man of faith. He is American by birth and residence and has lived in 3 countries and 7 states. A world traveler, he has visited 19 countries, enjoyed them all and knows full well he is privileged to be an American.