Independence Day

On July 4, 1776 we signed the Declaration of Independence and were free from the hateful British at last! Now every 4th of July we celebrate our freedom on the anniversary of the greatest day in our history. I'd like to take a little look at this event and the results and try to give … Continue reading Independence Day


How much education do you need to succeed?

I never finished high school. I quit my formal education after 8th grade. Bang. Just like that. "Welcome to the school of life" they said. Most Amish and many conservative mennonites stop with school after 8th grade. The kids start helping with whatever work their parents have for them. I starting working in my family's … Continue reading How much education do you need to succeed?