The day often brings dilemma, making it difficult to feel joy.  We run quickly to that place of perpetual refuge; we cannot see the falsehood of man-made sanctuaries.  There are two guarantees, birth and death; everything we experience in between is just a luxury.  Time does not know the difference between a second and a decade; a moment is all we have.  Today, we can … Continue reading Today

Clemenceau McAdoo Givings [1919 – 1944]

Clemenceau McAdoo Givings is the son of Noel Givings and nephew of my great-grandfather Francis Givings.  Known by many as Clem, he was born in Richmond, Virginia in the year 1919.  He served as 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Army Air Force (USAAF) as part of the Tuskegee Airmen program during World War II from 1941 to 1944. Clem graduated from flight training on May … Continue reading Clemenceau McAdoo Givings [1919 – 1944]