Thomas Fields

Thomas "Tuffy" Fields is an author and regular contributor to The Gazette. He can be reached by email at thelouisianaexplorer@yahoo.com.

New York City! A Changed Perception

The way we perceive something has a major impact on how we respond to a stimulus or how we visualize our environment. Perception is defined as, “a way of regarding, understanding, or interpreting something; a mental impression”. We can hear about a place in the world or an action taking place in a distant location and then make a judgement …

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Museum Archeological Research Center now in place

Union Museum of History and ArtArcheological Research Center Thomas FieldsThomas “Tuffy” Fields is an author and regular contributor to The Gazette. He can be reached by email at thelouisianaexplorer@yahoo.com. The Archeological Research Center that is associated with the Union Museum of History and Art is dedicated to archeological research and the education of residents of North Central Louisiana. In an …

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Devine intervention and a new country

Just what is Devine intervention? Most religions have their definition and a good description is, “The involvement of a deity in the affairs of humans”. When it refers to the Christian doctrine, Devine intervention is identified as being delivered in three distinct ways. They are big showy miracles, ordinary displays of God’s mercy, and one act of love so powerful …

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Don’t worry, it’s going to be OK

Our beautiful country is in a dilemma. For that matter, our beautiful planet, that glowing blue sphere floating in space, is in a dilemma. Chaos is everywhere. Some say we are on the eve of destruction. Some will even say that even if changes are made there is no coming back from the abyss. The world is doomed; or is …

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A presidential message for the ages

Man has marched off to war for thousands of years. It is almost as if going to war was a right of passage for young men. For many it was a volunteer decision to save a country from invasion or raise a person’s position in society or even to have an adrenalin rush of adventure by marching off to war. …

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Constitution guides us today just as in 1776

Thomas FieldsThomas “Tuffy” Fields is an author and regular contributor to The Gazette. He can be reached by email at thelouisianaexplorer@yahoo.com. The world is in a perilous place. Not since the end of Desert Storm has the world been in such a state of war; a state that threatens to expand and grow to a world wide conflict. Already we …

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America’s Navy has been here before

When I was in Navy bootcamp we spent many hours in classes learning the fundamentals of being a good sailor. While much of this information has been locked in the recesses of the gray matter between the ears, some tidbits seem to remain present in my everyday memory. Thomas Fields One of these learnings was the mission of the United …

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Gaza War: Keep an eye on the Suez Canal

Israel is at war and a major concern to this war is the attack on shipping by the Houthis of Yemen. This is critical to the world as the attack on shipping in the Red Sea waterway threatens to disrupt commerce around the globe. Thomas FieldsThomas “Tuffy” Fields is an author and regular contributor to The Gazette. He can be …

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A past president’s Christmas message

There is much happening in our world during this Holiday period. A war in the Ukraine still rages after two years. A War that was first estimated to last only a few days proves that when a people desire to live free can overcome unsurmountable odds. Thomas FieldsThomas “Tuffy” Fields is an author and regular contributor to The Gazette. He …

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Defending our holidays year round

Thomas FieldsThomas “Tuffy” Fields is an author and regular contributor to The Gazette. He can be reached by email at thelouisianaexplorer@yahoo.com. Every once in a while I think that America has hit rock bottom only to be proven wrong as we seem to dig deeper in the mire of political posturing and positioning. As this continues to happen we seem …

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