Memorial Day is observed In the US on the last Monday of May. It’s a time set aside to honor and mourn military personnel that have died in the line of duty. Stones River Fence line Lynn, MK, and I visited the Stones River National Battlefield (https://www.nps.gov/stri/index.htm) and Cemetery (https://www.nps.gov/stri/learn/historyculture/nationalcemetery.htm) on our recent trip. Photos … Continue reading Memorial Day 2021 →
In the United States, we celebrate Memorial Day on the last Monday in May to honor and thank men and women who’ve died serving in the U.S. military. “Uncommon Valor was a common Virtue”- Sunset at the US Marine Corps War Memorial, Arlington, VA Please take a moment tomorrow and remember everyone that’s served. They … Continue reading Memorial Day 2019 →
Please, take a few moments tomorrow to remember those who perished, and those they left behind. Heroes all.
Florida and Florida beaches are a great photo op, especially at sunrise or sunset and Casey Key, on the Gulf Coast, seems to have a unique color pallet.
I can only imagine the hardships and horror that he and others endured. I wonder if that is at least partly what drove him to become a man of peace for the rest of his life. Sadly, Fr. Ed passed away earlier this year, not long after we visited him. We’ll always remember him too.
On this Memorial Day, 2008, I would like to thank each veteran who has answered our call to defend our country. I had a few hours off one afternoon during a recent business trip up to Rockville, Maryland so I grabbed my Canon G9 and took the subway into downtown Washington DC. It was just … Continue reading Memorial Day →
Veterans Day is still a few days away, but since I only publish once a week, I’m going to jump the gun. The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month is approaching again and here in the US, we’ll observe Veterans Day. We should keep it in mind all year as a … Continue reading Veterans Day 2020 →
Monday is the 11th day of the 11th month, when here in the US we pause to honor the service and sacrifice of all our current and former military personnel. To our veterans and those serving today – you have our deepest gratitude. This year, in a special tribute to the men and women who gave … Continue reading Veterans Day 2019 →
Lynn and I were able to visit Gettysburg for a short time on our way home from Pennsylvania last July. It was a bright and sunny day, but you can’t help but feel somber thinking about what occurred there. Over a brutal three-day battle, the two sides suffered more than 46,000 casualties and it’s said … Continue reading Veterans Day 2018 →
Some stories and emotions are too large to capture in photos. Words too, can fail – so we’re left with thoughts. The Flight 93 National Memorial in Stoystown, Pennsylvania is such a place. This Tuesday marks the seventeenth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attack. On that day, United Flight 93 had left Newark, New Jersey en route to … Continue reading Flight 93 National Memorial →