Tag Archives: Memorial day

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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The Memorial Day Post

My father served in WWII as a radar technician in the Army Coast Artillery Corps.  He didn’t see combat and did nothing heroic.  He spent three years siting on a rock in the Aleutian Islands polishing his radar set and … Continue reading

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