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Brian's E-Journal "The Soldier"

*Author’s Note: For those who are new to this site, this particular entry is a repost.  I first wrote this particular story a little over 2 years ago and have never done another because I don’t think I could surpass its message.  942 more words

Logan, WV (1913)

From the Logan Banner of Logan, WV, comes this story dated May 23, 1913:

The Call to Arms

Ladies of Logan, we need you, and ask your unfailing support against filth and flies. 337 more words


[EP PREMIERE] Decoration Day - Blind Contour

Whilst probably not recommended for everyone, post break-up music never did Fleetwood Mac any harm. Following in their footsteps are Toronto-based group Decoration Day. The six-piece band are led by former couple Justin Orok and Tiffany Wu, who formed the band when they were together and continued it after their break-up an experience they describe as, 468 more words

Memorial Day 2017

This weekend we celebrate Memorial Day, a day of remembrance. Memorial Day began to honor and celebrate Union Soldiers who died serving their country during the Civil War. 996 more words


A time to be silent . . .

When the tourist buses leave, quiet descends and shadows begin to fall over the battlefields. A hush falls over the land, and it’s hard not to speak in whispers. 621 more words


Dad Called it Decoration Day

Since yesterday was Memorial Day, we saw scenes from several services around the country commemorating our fallen soldiers. This set off a conversation with my husband. 257 more words