Curry A Moment in Time

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Keep Climbing

August 11, 2017
Keep Climbing
In the early 1920s, George Mallory led his third expedition into the Himalayas to climb Mt. Everest. Before beginning his final attempt, Mallory said, “I can’t see myself coming down defeated.”...A Moment in Time brought to you by The D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Humility in Victory

August 10, 2017
Humility in Victory
March 4th, 1793, George Washington gave his second inaugural address, the shortest inaugural address in history, consisting of only 134 words. “Fellow citizens” he said...A Moment in Time brought to you by The D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

His Wealth Didn't Change Him

August 9, 2017
His Wealth Didn't Change Him
Sam Walton, was born on March 29, 1918 in Kingfisher, Oklahoma. While in 8th grade, he became the youngest eagle scout in the state’s history. He attended the University of Missouri...A Moment in Time brought to you by The D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Finish the Course

August 8, 2017
Finish the Course
During the 1992 Olympics, the world witnessed two amazing athletes give a stunning display of resolve. First was American sprinter Gail Devers, while leading in the race, she tripped over the last barrier...A Moment in Time brought to you by The D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Dead Flies

August 7, 2017
Dead Flies
General Douglas MacArthur once said, “You are remembered for the rules you break.” Throughout your life, you can keep every law, every guideline, every rule; but one mistake, and that one misdeed often sticks in people’s minds...A Moment in Time brought to you by The D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Corrie Ten Boom

August 4, 2017
Corrie Ten Boom
Corrie Ten Boom was a Dutch watchmaker, known for her courageous protection of many Jews through the Dutch Underground...A Moment in Time brought to you by The D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Breaking Barriers

August 3, 2017
Breaking Barriers
Prior to World War II, there had never been an African-American pilot in the United States Air Force until, Colonel Benjamin Davis, Jr. founded the 99th Pursuit Squadron, better known as the Tuskegee Airmen...A Moment in Time brought to you by The D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Societal Guilt?

August 2, 2017
Societal Guilt?
Ronald Reagan said, “We must reject the idea that every time a law’s broken, society is guilty, rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept, that each individual is accountable for his actions.”...A Moment in Time brought to you by The D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Aiding Washington

August 1, 2017
Aiding Washington
Some of the ill-remembered heroes of the American War for Independence were not actually American colonists, but rather, French volunteers who assisted the fledgling United States in their struggle...A Moment in Time brought to you by The D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

You Need Courage

July 31, 2017
You Need Courage
Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “Whatever you do, you need courage. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong"...A Moment in Time brought to you by The D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Will You Carry On?

July 28, 2017
Will You Carry On?
During the Battle of Monmouth, in June of 1778 Mary Hays decided to bring cool water to the soldiers. She located a spring near the Battle ground where she filled pitchers of water...A Moment in Time brought to you by The D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

What's on Your Mind?

July 27, 2017
What's on Your Mind?
In a recent article in the AFA Journal, Teddy James states that in 1970, the average American was exposed to 500 ads per day. Today, that number has risen to over 5,000...A Moment in Time brought to you by The D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Uncomfortable Nest

July 26, 2017
Uncomfortable Nest
Though many have seen huge eagle's nests high in the branches of a tree or in the crag of a cliff, few have gotten a glimpse inside. When a mother eagle builds her nest...A Moment in Time brought to you by The D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

The Cost of Obedience

July 25, 2017
The Cost of Obedience
In 1870, during the Franco-Prussian War, Pierre Barlot was a gunner in a fort during the Prussian siege of Paris. General Noel, the commander of the French forces, came and leveled his glass at the Sevres Bridge...A Moment in Time brought to you by The D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Tangled Up in Fame

July 24, 2017
Tangled Up in Fame
In the late 1800s, a man named Will Rogers was working in a circus as a roper. For years, he performed lariat tricks gaining popularity in the United States and Australia...A Moment in Time brought to you by The D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Setting an Example

July 21, 2017
Setting an Example
Denmark’s King Christian symbolized his country’s resistance to the Nazi occupation during WWII. King Christian rode frequently on horseback through the streets of Copenhagen...A Moment in Time brought to you by The D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Semper Fi

July 20, 2017
Semper Fi
On October 22, 1983, terrorists bombed the Marine barracks in Beirut, Lebanon in which hundreds of Americans were killed or wounded as they slept...A Moment in Time brought to you by The D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Ran Out of Fuel

July 19, 2017
Ran Out of Fuel
On Jan 25, 1990, Avianca Flight 52, from Colombia, crashed just 15 miles short of the runway at New York's Kennedy International Airport, killing 73 passengers. The Reason? The plane ran out of fuel…A Moment in Time brought to you by The D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Overwhelmed by the Culture

July 18, 2017
Overwhelmed by the Culture
Barbara Dafoe Whitehead, a research associate at the Institute for American Values, found in interviews with middle-class parents, "A common complaint I heard from parents was their sense of being overwhelmed by the culture. They felt more helpless than their parents." ...A Moment in Time brought to you by The D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Making a Better One

July 17, 2017
Making a Better One
The name Stradivarius is synonymous with fine violins. Stradivarius insisted that no instrument constructed in his shop be sold until it was as near perfection as human care and skill could make it...A Moment in Time brought to you by The D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Learning to Fish Again

July 14, 2017
Learning to Fish Again
Monterey, California, was a pelican's paradise. As the fishermen cleaned their fish, they flung the offal to the pelicans. The birds grew fat, lazy, and contented...A Moment in Time brought to you by The D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Leading by Example

July 13, 2017
Leading by Example
When General George C. Marshall took command of the Infantry School at Fort Benning, GA, he found the post in a generally run-down condition...A Moment in Time brought to you by The D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Judgment Day

July 12, 2017
Judgment Day
The 19th of May, 1780, in Hartford, Connecticut, was known in New England history as a terrible foretaste of Judgment Day...A Moment in Time brought to you by The D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

How She is Treated

July 11, 2017
How She is Treated
Eliza Doolittle says in My Fair Lady, "The difference between a lady and a flower girl is not how she behaves, but how she is treated." ...A Moment in Time brought to you by The D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Freedom of Religion?

July 10, 2017
Freedom of Religion?
In 1801, the Danbury Baptist Association penned a letter to the new president, Thomas Jefferson, expressing their fears that the government would be used as a weapon against their sincerely held religious beliefs...A Moment in Time brought to you by The D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Excellence

July 7, 2017
Excellence
In his book, Excellence, John Gardner says, "Some people have greatness thrust upon them. Very few have excellence thrust upon them...they achieve it"...A Moment in Time brought to you by The D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Cowardly

July 6, 2017
Cowardly
During his years as premier of the Soviet Union, Nikita Khrushchev denounced many of the policies and atrocities of Joseph Stalin...A Moment in Time brought to you by The. D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Constructive Criticism

July 5, 2017
Constructive Criticism
Constructive criticism is an invaluable source of information for those who accept it. Quite often we spend more time justifying, excusing, or rationalizing an error, than in trying to understand and benefit from criticism...A Moment in Time brought to you by The D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Bravery Personified

July 4, 2017
Bravery Personified
February 11, 2017, First Lt. John Keith Wells, the Marine commander responsible for raising the first flag atop Mt. Suribachi, died at the age of 94, just days shy of the 71st anniversary of his time on Iwo Jima...A Moment in Time brought to you by The D.C. Curry Lumber.

Begin Again More Intelligently

July 3, 2017
Begin Again More Intelligently
Theodore Roosevelt said, "The only man who never makes a mistake is the man who never does anything."...A Moment in Time brought to you by The D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

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