Monthly Archives: May 2017

As we celebrate Memorial Day weekend, I would like to share the passing of a giant. I speak not of a person or a warrior, or a political hero, but simply a giant of nature who’s life ended over this...
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Today would have been John Wayne’s 110th birthday. He was one of my favorite actors growing up. I had the special honor of working on several of his western jewelry items when I ran and designed for the Edward H....
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On Wednesday May 24th, I will be having surgery on my left eye. For those who remember, I had surgery on my right eye in February and it didn’t go as planned. I can see fine in my right eye...
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As most know, my mother, Barbara Mccollum passed away in a house fire a couple of years ago and almost all of our family history was lost other than some partly damaged photos and a couple of burned instruments. This...
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Today one of the core team members of the Patrick McCollum Foundation For Peace, Kristen Oliver, will be graduating from Mills College of California. Kristen has pursued a degree in Public Policy in order to better be able to help...
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Tomorrow May 10th is 50/50 day! 50/50 day is a day when women around the world will join together to promote a new narrative which shares the contributions that women have made to our world over time which are often...
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Let us remember that the future fertility of our planet and us is directly related to how responsibly we care for it and all of its inhabitants. On this special day I remember getting the very first maypole approved to...
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