SunFyre is written by a guy in a wheelchair, thus "...words from a seated position." However, this journal isn't about being disabled. I'm a husband, father of twins, entrepreneur, author and occasional political pundit.
For each generation certain days are cemented into our collective memory. For my grandfather's generation, it was the day Pearl Harbor was attacked. It was the first time blood had been shed on American soil since the Civil War, 70 years ago today. I encourage you to sit down with an elderly person and ask them to share their memory of that day.
These memories are fading away as we lose our seniors. The only way to keep them alive is through stories, passed from generation to generation.
My children were in the womb when the World Trade Center was attacked. I've told them about that Tuesday morning, sitting at my desk, watching horror unfold.
I was in sophomore chemistry class when I heard about the Space Shuttle Challenger explosion.
My parents were teenagers when President Kennedy was killed in Dallas.
My grandfathers were young men when Japanese airplanes attacked the Naval base in Hawaii, and America was pulled reluctantly into war. Both men served in the military during W…
TV commercials now show you how detergents take out bloodstains, a pretty violent image there. I think if you've got a T-shirt with a bloodstain all over it, maybe laundry isn't your biggest problem. ~ Jerry Seinfeld
There's so much comedy on television. Does that cause comedy on the streets? ~ Dick Cavett
A conservative minister walks into a hotel and goes to the desk. He walks up to te receptionist and says "Excuse me, have you disabled adult movies?" The receptionist replies "No. We just have the regular kind."
A man goes to see his doctor. He has a hot dog sticking out of one ear, a hot dog bun sticking out of the other, and two french fries jammed up his nose. He says to the doctor, "I'm not feeling well. What's wrong with me?"
The doctor says, "I'm not sure. Are you eating right?"