The Patriot


Someday when I am old enough, A hero I will be; Just like all those other soldiers, Who sail across the sea. I’ll join the Navy; Stand up tall, and wear my stripes with pride, And when the time comes to protect, I’ll sail along the tide. They say I’m like my daddy; In most […]

Gunfighting rules… hmmm…

US Marine Corp Rules for Gunfighting 1. Be courteous to everyone, friendly to no one. 2. Decide to be aggressive ENOUGH, quickly ENOUGH. 3. Have a plan. 4. Have a back-up plan, because the first one probably won’t work. 5. Be polite. Be professional. But, have a plan to kill everyone you meet. 6. Do […]

Why We Are At War…

Isn’t it amazing how quickly we can learn something and then almost immediately forget it and return to our old ways? Sad, even. Take September 11th, for example. On that day, America experienced it’s worst and most devastating attack on American soil in more then 50 years. The cost of lives that day was horrendous, […]


It’s easter. These holidays come so fast! Last night we had passover… alone, since we are still kind of sick and not fun to be around. The remembrance, praying, waiting, being hungry, drinking cup after cup of grape juice (not wine) and then finally getting to eat all the good food. It was a long […]


Frumpy Fashion “We need not be frumpy to be godly.” A friend of mine made this observation recently, when we were discussing the frumpy stage we’d all gone through, while attempting to follow the conservative trends and the peer pressure of the homeschool movement.We called it modest, but it was frumpy.We said we wanted to […]

Terry Schiavo

Legal Wrangling Continues Friday, March 18, 2005 WASHINGTON — The feeding tube that has kept a severely brain-damaged woman alive for the past 15 years has been removed, FOX News has confirmed, but legal wrangling continued Friday as lawmakers fought over the fate of Terri Schiavo. Lawyers from the U.S. House of Representatives went to […]

A Tribute To My Ballet Teachers…

I think most teachers don’t realize how much of an influence they have on their students. Especially when they are teaching something the students love to do. I know my teachers have had a huge impact on my life. Here’s a short list of the teachers I have/had; my mom, my dad, my violin teacher, […]

Ten commandments

Here is a method for remembering the ten commandments. The editor of our small town’s newspaper thought this up so I’ll dub it the Gahan Method; Each word represents the meaning of each commandment. (think in your mind gissip cassle-jay) G- God I- Idol S- Swear S- Sabboth P- Parents K- Kill A- Adultary S- […]

My Girlhood

My girlhood is a pleasant place Where life and love abound For here it is that all I am Is waiting to be found In play I spend an endless time Where only I can go A child still inside the girl A pure-white, budding rose My girlhood is a time for God His hand, […]

The Epidemic

There is an epidemic, A horrid, awful flu, That once it strikes, it spreads so fast, There’s nothing you can do. It creeps upon it’s victim, And tears him from his work. It tells him that he’s bored and tired; For hours it will lurk. It causes boredom, sleepiness, And constant questions of “I’m bored… […]