Long ago, we grew past the religious origins of "the first" Thanksgiving, as related in the story of the pilgrims leaving their homes in England, seeking religious freedom in the Americas. They landed at Plymouth Rock in 1620 and were saved from the harsh winter by Native Americans the following year. Over a hundred years… Continue reading Wishing Everybody A Wonderful Thanksgiving
All of us at Courtney Medical Group would like to take the time to honor our nation's Veterans. Through carrying out their duties protecting our country, irreplaceable time spent away from friends and family, or the ultimate sacrifice, our Veterans continuously display courage and commitment to our nation and all it stands for. Thank you-… Continue reading Honoring Our Veterans
Where were you on September 11, 2001? It’s a question most of us can relate in painful detail, since it’s indelibly seared into our collective souls. I was home awaiting a couple of friends who rushed in, turned on the TV, and stood with me for hours while we watched in horror and disbelief. That… Continue reading Never Forget
The American Dream. While many things have changed over the years, the symbol of the American Dream remains the same- hard work, perseverance and tenacity can achieve any goal. Labor Day was established after a series of tense, and sometimes fatal, altercations between labor unions and employers in the 1800's (read about the Haymarket Riot and… Continue reading Why Do We Celebrate Labor Day?
I'm often asked why my screen saver is the Lincoln memorial. Why not my daughter or my baby dogs? Both are integral to my life, but not what I choose to see every time I look at my phone. I choose to see this small piece of American history that reminds me of the pride… Continue reading Celebrating Our Freedom