SOLON — The flag of the United States of America consists of 13 alternating red and white stripes, a blue field, and 50 white stars. It is an internationally recognized symbol not only of the nation, but of freedom and liberty. In order to encourage and maintain respect for this powerful sym…

During the past couple years there haven’t been as many family gatherings as usual for my clan. We’ve tended to put things off until the birthdays, anniversaries, holidays and other special occasions pile up to the point where we all feel guilty about the neglect and decide to do something a…