…Attribute

“Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak and remove all doubt.” Not Abraham Lincoln Today we celebrate the 210th birthday of our nation’s 16th president — Abraham Lincoln. Known for his wisdom and ability to string words together in a coherent manner, it’s no surprise that he is still one…

…Be Thoughtful

Most times it pays to take some time to think things through. Unfortunately, in this crazy, hectic world it can feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day. So, today I thought I’d give my fellow crusaders a few moments to stop and ponder.

…Not Perish From the Earth

“Lincoln” is Steven Spielberg at his best. It’s a big film with a big cast and it makes no apologies for it. The film recounts President Lincoln’s efforts to pass the Thirteenth Amendment, which would formally abolish slavery in the US.  Fearing that the courts will not recognize his Emancipation Proclamation once the Civil War has ended, Lincoln is…

…pick and choose

Life is full of choices.  Some menial and unimportant—right or left sock first?  Some a little more thought-provoking—white or wheat?  And others are just completely perplexing—Abraham Lincoln or Peter Parker? This week, 2WC found ourselves debating which summer blockbuster would be featured this coming Friday.  So naturally, we tackled it 2WC style. Shockingly, Flick Friday isn’t all popcorn and blockbusters.  The Summer of Blockbusters does…

…Hail the Chief

Happy day in between Valentine’s Day and Mardi Gras! More commonly it’s known as President’s Day, or is it Presidents’ Day? There’s an ongoing debate over where that apostrophe should go. Technically according to the original federal statute, designating the third Monday of February in honor of our first president, today should be known as…