Real American Men Put on the Armor of God

Over 1200 men come together at the DCU center in downtown Worcester, Massachusetts on a cool spring day. What were they doing? I will give you a hint. Joe Lombardi, the quarterback coach of the New Orleans Saints and grandson … Continue reading

Tribute to an American Knight

War hero, practicing Catholic and cherished friend of the American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property (TFP), Col. John Ripley, died at his home in Annapolis, Maryland on November 1, 2008. Col. John Ripley was born June … Continue reading

“No Greater Love”

On September 29, 2006, Ramadi, Iraq was considered the most dangerous city on planet earth for American servicemen. Michael Monsoor was there in the midst of it all. He was a member of the elite branch of the Navy called … Continue reading

Striking the Right Cord

Next year will be the 40th anniversary of Woodstock. It was an event that marked our country and its influence is felt over four decades later with noise some call music that is piped into almost every public place in … Continue reading

A Medieval Castle in America

Passing undulating rows of grapevines on either side of a steep driveway lined with cypress trees, the scene reminded me of a picture calendar I had seen of Tuscany, Italy. However, as I crested the hill, nothing I had ever … Continue reading

Equestrian Inequality

The attendance of Queen Elizabeth at last year’s Kentucky Derby was her first and it was truly a memorable event. The track workers at Churchill Downs took etiquette classes in preparation for her Majesty’s arrival while the executive chef planned … Continue reading

The Reigning Monarch of Instruments

The Wanamaker is not only the world’s largest organ, it is also the largest musical instrument on earth. Moreau Claude, an organist from Paris, appreciates such things. After all, he has a beautiful organ in his own home and has … Continue reading

Longwood Gardens, “A little piece of heaven”

VISIT LONGWOOD GARDENS ON THE WEB The facts are staggering. Here you will find the greatest and the most in nearly every conceivable category: 1,050 acres of gardens containing exquisite flowers and majestic trees, twenty different outdoor gardens, twenty indoor … Continue reading

Trooping the Colors at Brown University

There is something about toy soldiers that brings out the boy in every man. Before toys became genderless and pacifistic, the toy soldier was the mainstay of countless boyhood games. How many boys marched their soldiers into battle, staged mock … Continue reading