Category Archives: Inspirational

One Small Step – July 20, 1969

. “That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.” Today marks the 50th anniversary of the first manned Moon landing. Those of us who are old enough to remember seeing it live can still recall the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, America!

. “When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to … Continue reading

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Happy Flag Day!

.. 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

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June 6, 1944: The Beginning of the End

. On this day seventy five years ago, Allied Forces crossed the English Channel and stormed the beaches of France in order to bring about the end of Adolf Hitler’s madness. Thousands of brave young men lost their lives that … Continue reading

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The Thanks of a Grateful Nation

. . 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

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Those They Leave Behind

. 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

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Derby Day – “Run For The Roses”

. . It’s Derby Day! .

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