A Reflection: Arthur Ashe

As a lifelong competitive tennis player, tennis has been my refuge from the day-to-day battle with the world; a place where I can trash talk with my friends, hit some winning shots, and mishit many more losing ones than I hate to admit. For sure, I‘ve had some accomplishments on the courts in days goneContinue reading “A Reflection: Arthur Ashe”

Duty, Honor, Country

On May 12, 1962, Ret. Gen. Douglas MacArthur addressed the students of the United States Military Academy at West Point. This speech became MacArthur’s farewell address where he famously states, “Duty, Honor, Country: These three words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be. They are your rallying points: to build courage when courage seems to fail; to regain faith when there seems to be little cause for faith; to create hope when hope becomes forlorn.”