How do I loathe thee? Let me count the ways.
While I always look forward to the arrival of spring each year after a long, dreary winter, I also dread the inevitable thorns that will be growing amongst the roses.
Friday marks the observance of Flag Day in the United States, and I am still proud to wave Old Glory.
Flag Day is celebrated on June 14 each year to commemorate the adoption of the U.S. flag on June 14, 1777, by resolution of the Second Continental Congress.
One evening last week as I was driving home after a nice visit with my mother, I turned alongside the Charleston Post Office and made my way onto Court Square.
A golden sun bathed the western exposure of the Tallahatchie County Courthouse in a soft, warm glow.
NEWBURGH, Ind. — May 30, 1868, was the first official Decoration Day. The day was declared by Gen. John A. Logan and observed at Arlington National Cemetery. Volunteers that day decorated the graves of more the 20,000 Union and Confederate soldiers.
“The patriot’s blood is the seed of freedom’s tree.” ~Thomas Campbell
Never having served in the military, I cannot fully comprehend the scope of the personal sacrifices made by former and present members of the nation’s armed forces.