Tag Archives: Memorial day

Arlington

In this pandemic world we seem to be increasingly focusing inward – the risk to us, the inconvenience, the job losses, and annoying rules.  It’s a strange time as the world adopts new habits – new ways of thinking.  The … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Poem – Twenty-one Guns

Twenty-one Guns The tour bus rumbles past the quiet monuments to the fallen. Shutters click as the tour guide speaks the litany of the shrine, that once was the Lee estate. Now it is that hallowed ground where solders come … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

I wasn’t going to do a Memorial Day post this year, until I came across this video from Juan Browne.  I’ve been following Juan’s YouTube channel for a few months as he’s been doing great reporting on the Oroville Dam … Continue reading

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A Memorial Day Poem

I’ve been to Arlington National Cemetery three times in my life.  The first time was on a cold mid-December day.  While on a break from a conference, I boarded a Tourmobile. There were three of us on that bus, the … Continue reading

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