Tag Archives: Memorial Day

A soldier’s cross

Maybe you remember it when this story first came out almost 10 years ago — the photograph of a wooden cross strangely draped with a military dog tag and a purple vestment and crowned with an army helmet. It was … Continue reading

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They were young

    We were young We have died Remember us       Thomas Edison High School in Philadelphia sustained 54 casualties in the Vietnam War, highest of any high school in the nation. Fifty-four out of a total of … Continue reading

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Returning to Eagle Nest, New Mexico

It was a year ago this weekend when Chandler and I entered the valley where the town of Eagle Nest, New Mexico sits on the shore of Eagle Nest Lake. It was Memorial Day weekend, and as we wound along … Continue reading

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The valley of the flags

Ever since our Route 66 experience a couple years ago, Chandler and I have been fond of seeing America from the vantage point of the winding narrow state highway versus the straight, wide Interstate. Like the Disney movie, “Cars,” we … Continue reading

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Some Memorial Day Weekend thoughts

This is a picture of our flag in the entryway to our house. I put it up on Saturday, the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend. Every time I see the flag I am reminded: Oh yeah, this is Memorial Day … Continue reading

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Standing on their shoulders

Reflections on Memorial Day by Marti Fischer This weekend as many of us here in America celebrate our brave soldiers who sacrificed their lives for our freedom, let us together stand on the shoulders of their sacrifice and sing in … Continue reading

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Red, white and blue

I put the flag out today. Today there will be beach, volley ball and barbecue. Someone will get too much sun and turn red. Someone will spill sauce on their new white T-shirt. Someone will jam a thumb and have … Continue reading

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