Memorial Day – Remember Those Who Served!

Memorial Day is coming soon! Thank a soldier that you know or meet for their service by tapping your chest with your hand and nodding at them. 292 more words


My Memorial Day memories: Former slaves honoring the dead

I was among the few chosen ones.

I don’t recall ‘sleeping in’ on Memorial Day as a child growing up in Omaha, Nebraska. I do not know how it happened that I was awakened early each Memorial Day Monday to accompany my maternal great-grandmother, Edna Robinson, and at least two other family members to the cemeteries. 629 more words

Family Stories: Dear Uncle Leroy

Family Stories… Dear Uncle Leroy

Dear Uncle Leroy:

On this Memorial Day (May 27, 2018) I’m writing to “Thank You” for your service during WWII, where at the young age of 19, you gave your life for this great country of the United States. 880 more words

Daily Writings And Funnies...

Empire State Building shines for Memorial Day Weekend

The Empire State Building shines in red, white and blue at sunset to launch the Memorial Day Weekend.


To Honor Those Who Gave All

It’s Memorial Day. Once again, I find myself conflicted as I read the messages and see the tweets and watch the news.

I am an anti-war liberal. 737 more words