Author Archive | Adele Ryan McDowell

A day to remember: honoring veterans

An encore piece from 2012: In the small hamlet of Bankfoot, Scotland, it’s a chilly, gray morning. People dressed in their Sunday best walk quickly to the local Cenotaph –what is considered an empty tomb. This one, an obelisk-style monument on top of a hill, is erected in honor of those who have served in […]

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I salute the penguin in all of us!

I salute the part of us that runs to help, the part that runs into the fray and not away from it. I applaud the part of us that feeds the hungry. I honor the part of us that protects our kids and makes sure our children are nourished, nurtured, and guided. I honor the part […]

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