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Why From Sea to Shining Sea?

“Outstanding concert this evening at First United Methodist Church in Moorestown, NJ.  We were very impressed with the entire From Sea to Shining Sea presentation — the visual shots of still pictures, camera angles, narration, musical (and other) history of the Colonial Period of the U.S. 48 more words

From Sea To Shining Sea

Thinking Fast

Got a few fun stories to work through and then I’ll get serious again…

The minister was preoccupied with thoughts of how he was going to ask the congregation to come up with more money than they were expecting for repairs to the church building. 123 more words

Memorial Day With Children

There’s nothing like greeting a soldier in dress uniform.  For young children, they are in awe.  That presence naturally commands respect.  I hosted our school’s Memorial Day Remembrance on Friday, with Army Sergeant First Class John as our guest speaker.  330 more words

Teaching Young Children

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


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


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

National anthem deserves our respect

Two days after the horrific Boston Marathon bombing, the Boston Bruins took to the ice in the city’s first major sporting event since the attack. The Boston Fire Department Honor Guard, representing all of the city’s first responders, presented the colors and singer Rene Rancourt began singing the national anthem. 734 more words

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