Confederate Monuments in Massachusetts: Who knew? (Part 2)

Emerging Civil War welcomes back guest author Rob Wilson

Part 2 (Part 1 is available here.)

The story of how a memorial to Confederate soldiers landed on Martha’s Vineyard in 1925 actually begins in 1891. 1,763 more words


Update on the Refugees in My Sphere

An update on the refugees in my sphere….

The numbers in ESL class are way down. This time last year, we had upwards of 30 students. 299 more words


Date Night: At the Movies – Last Flag Flying

  1. Yesterday morning, I worked in our bead shop after having a bowl of Raisin Bran® and Cheerios® with a light spritz of skim milk. I was on my third room temperature cup of black joe, and was tired of taking photographs of beads and writing product descriptions.
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He is with Me All the Time

Psalm 63:3-4 – “Your constant love is better than life itself, and so I will praise you.  I will give you thanks as long as I live; I will raise my hands to you in prayer.” 195 more words

When Did Veterans Day Get Tangled Up With Memorial Day and Every Other Holiday?

Yesterday was Veterans Day. Since I’m married to a veteran, I understand the meaning behind it.

Which is why I don’t understand how it’s morphed into Memorial Day. 216 more words


Recognition Of Effort

This is my last post on our trip to Georgina Military Museum. They are a non profit organization that provide school tours  and the general public  presentation of the involvement of members of our society in Canadian wartime conflicts of past and present. 64 more words