My Most Memorable Memorial Day Weekend Spent in Washington DC

The year I spent Memorial Day in Washington DC was one of the most memorable weekends I have ever had in my life. My kids were part of the Elmwood-Murdock marching band and participated¬†in the annual Memorial Day parade. But, Read More …

Memorial Day Patriotism

The Internet and Social Media Patriotism I’m so glad to see Memorial Day patriotism¬†spread all over the vast social media networks, including Pinterest, Facebook and Twitter. People may criticize social media, call it a waste of time, snippets of fluff, Read More …

Carrie Underwood: Keep Us Safe

Salute to Our Troops If you’re going to release a song dedicated to the military and American troops what better time to release a patriotic song than at the ACM Salute to our Troops show? Carrie Underwood did just that Read More …

Placing Flags For Memorial Day

For many Memorial Day weekend starts with “Flaging In” when the cemeteries are decorated with American flags on the graves of veterans. It is often the VFW that coordinates this and this is true in a small Nebraska town of Elmwood, Nebraska. Read More …

Patriotic Video: America, I Love You

“America, I Love You” a new song and patriotic anthem for the United States, in this day of corrupt politics and depressing news it’s time now for a new sense of pride in the USA. Read More …

Remembering Veterans Day

Here’s to you Dad on Veterans Day, I wish I knew more about your military record, you would be proud of your Marine sons. Read More …

Honoring My Dad, an 82nd Airborne Paratrooper

An account of my Dad’s Army Airborne military service brings him from Ft. Benning to Operation Longhorn and north to New York to participate in Exercise Snowstorm during the early 1950’s Read More …

Day 174/365: Memorial Day Cemetery Traditions

On Memorial Day cemeteries all over the country are decorated with flags to honor the veterans, and those that died so we can remember our loved ones. Read More …

Memorial Day Tribute

The Iwo Jima Marine Corps Memorial in Washington DC reminds us this Memorial Day that we place the flag of freedom to represent freedom. Read More …

Day 175/365: Memorial Day, Small Town Style

A small rural Nebraska town celebrates their 125th birthday at the start of the Memorial Day weekend with a town barbeque. Read More …