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Memorial Day 2015

For many it is just another day

Albeit, a holiday from their normal work duties. To others, it is a day set aside to honor and remember the soldier who has fallen in the line of duty for the protection of homeland and family. 511 more words

Algorithms For Life

11-Year-Old Boy Held Salute For One Hour On This Beach. Who Joins Him At 5:02? Beautiful!

This is from Little Things.com. 

I salute and Thank this young man.

In June 2014, an 11-year-old boy visited Normandy, France for the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion. 264 more words

How Did They Do That?! - Q&A With A Dayton Man Who Swam the English Channel

How did they do that?! – A short feature series on real people doing incredible things.

All of the people featured are real. They are friends, co-workers or neighbors we know. 2,746 more words

Fitness

The Quiet Standard: Tina Bischoff

Commencement season is upon us – caps and gowns, degrees and diplomas, speeches about knowledge and the future.  While I do not remember one iota of the wisdom imparted in the speeches at either my high school or college commencement, I do often turn to a principle I gleaned and assimilated from someone with whom I never conversed. 277 more words

Sailing back and forth

Honfleur. Photo credit: © iStock/PictureReflex

From high above the Strait of Dover, through the small windows of an aeroplane, you can see both the English and French coastlines at the same time. 1,282 more words

Travel

Flying over Dubai's Palm Island

An aerial view taken from a sea plane shows Swiss pilot and original Jetman Yves Rossy (f) and Vince Reffett flying over Dubai’s Palm Island, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

World

'The finest hour'

Overlooking the beautiful cliffs & countryside of East Sussex, all is calm & peaceful, it is difficult to imagine over 75yrs ago this English Channel was a great defence against the threat of invasion & the scene of horrific ‘dog fights’. 62 more words

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