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[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


James A. Garfield's Decoration Day Speech, May 30, 1868

On May 30, 1868, a crowd of more than 5,000 gathered at Arlington National Cemetery for the first Decoration Day (now known as Memorial Day) exercises. 1,480 more words

James A. Garfield

Memorial Day Memories

Today has been a relaxing day. I had planned on going to the Tracy cemetery for the Memorial Day Observances. However, I was reading a book set in the Vietnam War and lost track of time. 374 more words