We've Come For Your Summer

We’ve come for your rooms
Your food and your wine

We’ve overtaken your ferries
And clogged up your roads

We’ll eat all your clams
And drink all your beer… 75 more words


How to Choose the Right Memorial Day Decorations

Choosing your Memorial Day decorations can be a great time to ponder the traditions and customs of this long-standing holiday. The celebration of the lives of lost loved ones through the time of war goes back to the 1860’s. 289 more words

Memorial Day

Memorial Day Weekend Trip!

Over Memorial Day, May 26 – 29th, 2017, my fiancee and I took a trip up to Pine, Arizona with his family. Ryan’s grandparents have a little cabin there and every year the rest of the family tries to go up and visit a couple times. 150 more words

How red poppies came to be given out on Memorial Day | The Cotton Boll Conspiracy

In Flanders Fields

In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place; and in the sky
The larks, still bravely singing, fly… 23 more words

20th Century

Rolling Thunder by Kate Messner, illustrated by Greg Ruth

Rolling Thunder
by Kate Messner
illustrated by Greg Ruth
Scholastic Press

A young narrator starts his journey on a passenger train but it isn’t long before he meets up with his grandfather.   301 more words