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Remembering on Memorial Day

Growing up, Memorial Day marked the start of another hazy, humid, and hot summer on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Some years my family went to an Orioles’ game, other years we went sailing on the Chesapeake Bay, and sometimes we just stayed home to avoid the tourist crowds that would swarm into our colonial town. OneContinue Reading “Remembering on Memorial Day”

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Memorial Day Poems

  FREEDOM: INDEPENDENCE WASN’T FREE IN THIS LAND OF LIBERTY. THERE’S BEEN A HEAVY COST, THOUSANDS OF LIVES HAVE BEEN LOST, PROTECTING AMERICANS COURAGEOUSLY, FOR FREEDOMS FROM SEA TO SEA.   FOR MORE THAN 200 YEARS FREEDOM’S BEEN PURCHASED WITH TEARS. TEARS OF PAIN, DISTRESS AND GRIEF, TEARS OF JOY, HOPE AND RELIEF.   FREEDOM’SContinue Reading “Memorial Day Poems”