Tag Archives: Memorial Day

To Those Who Loved with an Open Hand

In the United States, when someone serves in our Armed Forces, be it in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, or Coast Guard, they do so voluntarily. People serve for different reasons. Funding for college, escaping a dead-end life, following in the footsteps of parents, and above all, patriotism. When someone enlists or becomes ...continue reading

Memorial Day Musings

Memorial Day. What are the first things that pop into our minds when we think about this holiday? Or the weekend as a whole? Travel, usually to the beach. Hot dogs. Cookouts. And let’s not forget the sales offered by just about every retailer. But what about the real reason behind the holiday? How do ...continue reading