Independence Day Fireworks courtesy of Patrick Henry

July 1, 2021
Mark Griffith 

Independence Day fireworks are a staple of our 4th of July celebrations. The real *fireworks* started with the founders of our country, the ‘radicals’ of the 1770s American

Read More

Memorial Day 2021 – Please Remember & Honor

May 27, 2021
Mark Griffith 

Happy Memorial Day 2021. A reminder – Memorial Day honors those who died while serving in our military. Veteran’s Day honors all veterans. Armed Forces Day honors those

Read More

Happy New Year 2021! Great to put 2020 in hindsight!

December 31, 2020
Mark Griffith 

 Happy New Year 2021, everyone!The expression "we all have 2020 hindsight" is a favorite since childhood.  Now it's great to say "we all have 2020 in hindsight."To paraphrase

Read More

Merry Christmas 2020

December 18, 2020
Mark Griffith 

Merry Christmas 2020 Dear Friends, It’s December, and the end of the year cannot come soon enough. 2020 definitely has been a year that we won’t forget. The

Read More

Happy Thanksgiving 2020 – expressing our gratitude

November 26, 2020
Mark Griffith 

Happy Thanksgiving 2020…tough times to gather together, and to go about the holidays as usual.  Yet we shouldn’t let tough times stop us from expressing our gratitude and

Read More

Happy Veterans Day!

November 11, 2020
Mark Griffith 

For those who’ve served, “Happy Veterans Day!” Some vets bristle a bit when people thank them for their service on  Memorial Day, because that’s not what the day

Read More

Happy Labor Day Weekend 2020

September 5, 2020
Mark Griffith 

Here’s how Labor Day Weekend 2020 came to be: Labor Day is a federal holiday in the United States celebrated on the first Monday in September to honor and recognize the American

Read More

1776 – A Revolutionary Year, A Good Book

July 3, 2020
Mark Griffith 

Thanks to many in 1776, Happy Independence Day! We wouldn’t be in a position to extend “Happy Independence Day” wishes without the revolutionary efforts of many in 1776. 

Read More

Memorial Day 2020

May 25, 2020
Mark Griffith 

This Memorial Day 2020 weekend, the traditional kickoff to summer, will be different than we’re used to. Whatever your tradition is, it’s likely impacted somehow by the COVID19

Read More

American Society of Cytopathology group meet in Chicago

November 15, 2015
Mark Griffith 

American Society of Cytopathology group meet in Chicago It was a great President’s Reception at the 63rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Society of Cytopathology Conference here

Read More