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Category Archives: Holidays
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.. What better way to celebrate this day than with a song specifically about the United States flag? Written by George M. Cohan in 1906 – and the first song from a musical to sell over a million copies of … Continue reading
. . Many folks consider Memorial Day Weekend to be the “official” start to the Summer season. There is the annual running of the Indy 500, the men fire up their grills, and the fashionable ladies are “allowed” to start wearing white shoes. I figured I … Continue reading
. . General Orders No. 11, Grand Army of the Republic Headquarters. I. The 30th day of May, 1868, is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers, or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defense of … Continue reading
. It is the one and only photo that makes me cry each time I see it. What brings the tears to my eyes is not just the bereaved young woman, but the Marine who stands behind her. In an … Continue reading
. Our friend Jack brought this to a friend’s annual Memorial Day get-together a few years ago, so I thought I’d share the recipe: . Jack’s Delicious Asparagus 1 T. butter 1 T. olive oil 1 bunch fresh asparagus, trimmed 1/2 red onion, sliced 1/2 … Continue reading
I got brave a couple of years ago, and made a photo book online for my Mom; thought I’d post it again this year, as things have been kinda crazy around here the last couple of weeks…. (Click on the … Continue reading
. Tomorrow is Cinco de Mayo – a day when a lot of people drink a lot of beer and/or tequila. So what better YouTube clip to show than Jim Breuer’s classic “Party in Your Stomach”? If you haven’t seen … Continue reading