James and Dolley Madison statue - Montpelier, Virginia

James Madison – His Death

“Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.” Philippians 2:3 KJV
Those brown eyes no longer floated in a sea of ivory. No, they drifted aimlessly, as though seeking help, in a bath of crimson. He knew the America he had worked so hard to form was not about its history, but it was about its future. He had to be very hungry and the devil knew it. “It’s easy to make that hunger go away,” the devil would tell him.

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President Taft is Stuck in the Bath by Mac Barnett

List: What similiar trait do I have with Presidents Garfield to Wilson

Garfield, Arthur, Cleveland, B. Harrison, McKinley, T. Roosevelt, Taft, and Wilson. These are the twentieth through twenty-eighth Presidents. This is a list of how I think I am like them.

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Lincoln Cottage - Statue - Lincoln Looking at Cottage - Washington DC

Abraham Lincoln – The Old Soldiers Home

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” John 3:16 KJV
I’m not sure if it was the first stamp my new collection, but it was the one my Dad talked about the most. As I stood outside that cottage, I looked across the field and I wondered what all those soldiers thought when they heard that the man who cared so much for them had been assassinated the day before. We often get in our biggest trouble when we start looking at our reflection instead of where our shadow falls.

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Bushes Return To Honor Reagan - Washington Post - June 11, 2004

Reagan’s Assassination Attempt – George HW Bush’s Connections

“Wherefore Hanun took David’s servants, and shaved them, and cut off their garments in the midst hard by their buttocks, and sent them away.” I Chronicles 19:4 KJV
I think he also thought, just as an egg is fragile, the world would come crashing down on our lives once our innocence got corrupted. The tower radioed back, “Sir, we’ve just received word about a shooting in Washington. There is no indication the President has been hit. Word is that two agents are down. That’s all we have right now. But I’m going to make some calls and see if I can get some more information.” The punishment for these alleged spies was designed to send a clear message back to Israel: “We’re not stupid. You can’t fool us. If you send us others, they will be treated the same way.”

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Looking at Fort Sumter (in background) sitting on beach near driftwood

List: What similiar trait do I have with Presidents Polk through Hayes

James K. Polk, Zachary Taylor, Millard Fillmore, Franklin Pierce, James Buchanan, Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson, Ulysses S Grant, and Rutherford B. Hayes. These are Presidents eleven through nineteen. Here is a list of how I think I am like them.

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Jefferson Memorial at Sunrise with Cherry Blossoms -Washington DC Mar 2016

List: What similiar trait do I have with the first ten Presidents

Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Madison, Monroe, JQ Adams, Jackson, Van Buren, WH Harrison, and John Tyler. Those are the first ten Presidents. A list of how I think I am like them.

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Coast Guard helicopter - St. Petersburg Beach, Florida

George HW Bush – Meeting his wife Barbara

“Then thou scarest me with dreams, and terrifiest me through visions: So that my soul chooseth strangling, and death rather than my life.” Job 7:14-15 KJV
One should leave it to others, and not one’s self, the job of reaping praise. I had graced the land where my feet did not feel worthy. He borrowed the family Oldsmobile because it had a radio. He wanted to be prepared in case there were long moments of uncomfortable silence. The silence was eerie. Today was so much different. It would be him who would now control almost all of the conservations.

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Zachary Taylor's original grave, Louisville, Kentucky

Zachary Taylor – His Death

“But of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, God hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest ye die.” Genesis 3:3 KJV
Sometimes life hands you a cherry and sometimes someone else has eaten the good parts and you are handed the pit. It was a picture perfect day. The flowers were in bloom and their aroma was so sweet. It was a hot July 4th day in the Nation’s Capital. The President was attending a fund raising event at the Washington Monument.

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Woodrow Wilson's Sarcophagus, Washington National Cathedral, Washington DC

Woodrow Wilson – His Death

“I love the LORD, because he hath heard my voice and my supplications.” Psalms 116:1
I must confess, even to this day, if I sing at all, it’s only in a slight whisper. With a tear in his eyes, he pulled his grandson close to him and kissed him on the forehead. He wanted to witness the twinkle in the child’s eyes because of his presence.

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Navy Memorial - Washington DC - Engineering Duty Officers

Jimmy Carter – Nuclear Accidents

“Meditate upon these things; give thyself wholly to them; that thy profiting may appear to all.” I Timothy 4:15 KJV
Luther would be forced to flee where he knew he could survive, the place where he sat on the canyon’s edge. Before he knew it there was a massive structure right in front of him. It was estimated that, even with protective clothing, each person could spend a maximum of ninety seconds of exposure.

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