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Flash Fiction: Memorial Days of Future Past

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Mom stands and looks at me with watery blue eyes. She feared losing Dad in Vietnam and instead lost him in a different war against cancer. No matter what the battle, the losses are the hardest thing to fathom or accept. Read More »

Memorial Day – Memories of Celebrating With Those Passed On

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Their patriotism was inextricably linked to love of country, and to the last one I spoke to over the years, none of them were hawks who wanted conflict or sought to be in the thick of combat. They loathed war, but did love their country, so it was something they did out of a sense of duty and obligation. Read More »

Gearing up for the 2014 Indianapolis 500

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This Memorial Day weekend, the Indy 500 returns for its 98th run at the legendary Indianapolis Motor Speedway Read More »

Memorial Day: Remembering What My Dad Will Never Forget

Go to a parade, clap as the men and women go by, wave a flag, and salute them. It is the least we can all do. Read More »

This Memorial Day You Can Save a Life In Famine-Threatened West Africa

This Memorial Day is a time a time when people can rally to save the lives of millions of people threatened by famine. Read More »

A Fashion Dilemma: Is White the New Black?

If white is not the new black then maybe it is just the new white, and that seems to make it okay for anytime of the year. Read More »

The Meaning of Memorial Day

Remember to thank those who serve Read More »

Remembering Memorial Days Past

Yes, Memorial Day has changed over the years, but its spirit remains the same: to honor those fallen in the service of their country. Read More »

Watermelon Agua Fresca To Kick Off Summer Right

Watermelon aguas frescas are a hit with the entire family and a refreshing change from lemonade. They can easily be whipped up at home with a blender. Read More »

Memorial Day Is More Than a Three-Day Weekend

People have forgotten why it is we celebrate Memorial Day. Don't let it happen to you. Read More »