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Sacred Ground

It is a cool overcast day on this 24th day of May but I kept my sunglasses on as I wandered amoung the dead and reflected on the lives lost, I did not want strangers seeing the tears in my eyes.   896 more words

Memorial Day

Hi all!  I didn’t think I would blog yesterday because I had company for Memorial Day.  Yesterday I did walk 57 minutes and 1.97 miles.  I think I have said before that we take Sundays off so there was no walking today. 1,158 more words

Fundraiser Day Two

Sunday 24th May

So there we were again, standing at the front of the store, selling raffle tickets (terrific prizes), and trying to raise awareness of the awful disease (testicular cancer), that claimed your life ten and a half weeks ago. 247 more words


Lorraine American Cemetery and Memorial

Last year I visited this site on V.E. Day (Victory in Europe).  This World War II cemetery at St. Avold, France contains the remains of American soldiers who fought for freedom but did not return home. 67 more words


A Special Memorial Day Thank You to Bayside Cemetery Volunteers from the Shapell Roster Project Researchers

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by the Shapell Roster Project research team.

Cemeteries are interesting places that attract all sorts of people: family and friends of those interred; dog owners, runners, and others who enjoy a quiet, usually beautiful oasis in the middle of a bustling city or suburbs; volunteers; vandals… wait, what? 1,221 more words

American History