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The Abstract Flag

Upon entering the American History Museum in Washington D.C. you are confronted with a 40 foot long flag. Known as “The Abstract Flag,” this piece hangs on the wall directly outside the room in which The Star Spangled Banner flag is displayed. 34 more words

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The Star-Spangled Banner

As an American, I supposed I feel some affinity for this, but as a semi-professional Stuff Rater, I have to tell you, it’s not very good. 63 more words

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Colin Kaepernick's standing for his anthem again :(

American footballer Colin Kaepernick has announced he will stand for the US national anthem next season, ending his months-long protest against the treatment of minorities in the country. 117 more words

Star-Spangled Banner

A Star Spangled Hope

So the Super Bowl was a really awesome game, right? I know I’m not the only one who marveled at that one guy who ran 80+ yards down the field for a touchdown and the Patriots’ fourth-quarter comeback to win in the first overtime in a Super Bowl ever. 556 more words

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Brilliant Book Titles #83

Spotted this on the shelf this morning. I must say, as options go, it’s a little harsh – I much prefer the Eddie Izzard alternative… 289 more words

Celebrate our American Heritage

Celebrate our American heritage on one of our many patriotic holidays this year with a performance of From Sea to Shining Sea, an organ and multi-media concert experience. 46 more words

From Sea To Shining Sea

There's a Story Behind Every Child.

Noah and his big sister Emma

When Emma was in my preschool class we took a field trip to the Shriner’s Circus. That was back in the day when going on a field trip did not require volunteers to carry seat belt cutters, undergo certification, pounds of paperwork and an Act of Congress. 718 more words

Teaching Young Children