Bayou Country Superfest to bring Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, Brooks & Dunn and more to New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, Brooks & Dunn, Rascal Flatts, Thomas Rhett, and Hank Williams Jr. are among the country music superstars headed to the Bayou Country Superfest on Memorial Day weekend. 425 more words


Right in the heartstrings

With Veteran’s Day being just about a week ago and Thanksgiving this week, I felt this was a good time for a military-themed post. I’ve heard story after story about running and how it has impacted the lives of people around the globe, but sometimes there are stories that hit me right in the heartstrings. 325 more words


America 2016: Day Five (30 May)

And I’m proud to be on this peaceful piece of property,
I’m on sacred ground and I’m in the best of company,
I’m thankful for those thankful for the things I’ve done,
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My Freakin' 365 + 1 List: Day 321

Day 321. Today my one new thing was getting something new given to me. I found out just what the Hubster thinks of my grand idea of doing the Memorial Day Ruck March next year. 446 more words

A Replica That Packs a Punch

Today is Veterans Day in the United States. Originally called Armistice Day, Veterans Day marks the date that World War I formally came to an end. 676 more words


Honoring our Veterans

“Honor to the soldier and sailor everywhere, who bravely bears his country’s cause.”
– President Abraham Lincoln

This Veterans Day morning, our students joined Army Sergeant Caz Alvarez to raise the USA flag in honor of our veterans. 30 more words

A Global Outlook

11 November 2016: Veterans Day and links

Before we get started today, a little bit of a pet peeve: Veterans Day vs. Memorial Day. I’ve written about this before, mainly from the… 296 more words