When I was a child the Memorial Day holiday had an alternate name. Many of my relatives still called it "Decoration Day" because part of the day was devoted to putting flowers on graves...
- May 18, 2011 |
Natural and manmade disasters have torn at our hearts in recent weeks. While Americans often have their own struggles that come with having plenty, others are struggling with having nothing.
- May 16, 2011 |
Memorial Day is a good time to take stock of the threats to our nation. I believe that the greatest threat is internal decay that results from a lack of knowledge of those things that make America great.
- May 15, 2011 |
Memorial Day has always been a mixed holiday: happily enjoying freedom while somberly remembering those who gave it to us.
- May 25, 2009 |