About vonMesser

Retired from the US Navy (21 years) and state (20 years). Recently remarried after being widowed for 5 years. 2 daughters, and a step-daughter, all functioning adults). Graduated from college after the Navy with BA in Education, psychology, Economics, History and Political Science. Teach Hunter Safety for Washington (since 1991) and do historical reenactments for Civil War, WW-1and WW-2.

Quote of the Day

“Well, The Year Is Finally Wrapped up, Looking Back, I Made Mistakes Along Just like The Next Man, As a Matter of Fact, I Have Wronged, Disappointed, Been Inpatient a Little Insecure, Been Out of Control and at Times Hard to Bare With. My Prayer Dear Family and Friend is That You Forgive Me and Continue to Bare With Me as I Look Upon Myself and Work on Myself on The Next Coming Years, I Haven’t Been The Best of Friends But Sure I Will As I Continue To Seek God’s Enlightenment and Wisdom. I Love You All and Bless … Continue reading

Quote of the Day

Work hard for what you want because it won’t come to you without a fight. You have to be strong and courageous and know that you can do anything you put your mind to. If somebody puts you down or criticizes you, just keep on believing in yourself and turn it into something positive. Leah LaBelle

Quote of the Day

I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re doing something. Neil Gaiman

Quote of the Day

“In the old days, it was not called the Holiday Season; the Christians called it ‘Christmas’ and went to church; the Jews called it ‘Hanukkah’ and went to synagogue; the atheists went to parties and drank. People passing each other on the street would say ‘Merry Christmas!’ or ‘Happy Hanukkah!’ or (to the atheists) ‘Look out for the wall!” ― Dave Barry

RELIGION WARNING: Christmas From The Koran (Quran)

Even the Muslims Recognize the importance of Christmas, and of Christ.  The following verses are from the 19th Sura of the Koran: [19:16] Mention in the scripture Mary. She isolated herself from her family, into an eastern location. [19:17] While a barrier separated her from them, we sent to her our Spirit. He went to her in the form of a human being. [19:18] She said, “I seek refuge in the Most Gracious, that you may be righteous.” [19:19] He said, “I am the messenger of your Lord, to grant you a pure son.” [19:20] She said, “How can I … Continue reading

Merry Christmas to Everyone (and Happy Hanukkah to some of you as well)

Now that is is OK to say Merry Christmas instead of Happy Holidays. I would like to shout to the world: In any language, there is a reason for the season Merry Christmas                                     United States Fröhliche Weihnachten                           Germany Gut Jol                                                   Denmark Feliz Navidad                                         Spain Feliz Natal                                              Portugal Gleðlig Jöl                                              Iceland Bon Natale                                             Latin Houska Joula                                          Finland Chúc mùng giáng sinh                            VietNam Buon Natale                                           Italy Joyeux Noël                                           France Happy Christmas                                    England Felices Pasquas                                     Argentina Tchestita Koleda                                    Bulgaria Gajan Kristnaskon                                  Esperanto Ruumsaid juuluphi                                  Estonia Mele Kalikimaka                                     Hawaii Selamat Hari Natal                                 Indonesia Cestitamo Bozic                                     Yugoslavia God Jul                                                  Norway Sarbatori Fericite                                    Romania Sretan … Continue reading