Monthly Archives: May 2010

The FYG’s Bridge Photograph

She took this shot as we were driving across another bridge, and we think it turned out rather well:

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Armed ‘Peace Activists’ fight IDF, lose with heavy casualties

Word filtered out last night that there had been casualties, including some deaths, on the pointless, Turkey-backed flotilla attempting to break the Israeli blockade of Gaza. The “peace activists” had been warned that they must divert to Ashdod where the supplies they intended to deliver would be searched for weapons and then trucked to Gaza. […]

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Decoration Day

Remembering those who have fallen… HON. W. BOURKE COCKRAN. THE character of a nation is often known by its festivals. The character of the festival we celebrate to-day is the most unique in the history of the world. We celebrate in all its entirety the sublime epoch when fidelity to the Republic triumphed over the […]

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How To Observe Memorial Day

The “Memorial” in Memorial Day has been ignored by too many of us who are beneficiaries of those who have given the ultimate sacrifice. Often we do not observe the day as it should be, a day where we actively remember our ancestors, our family members, our loved ones, our neighbors, and our friends who […]

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DECORATION DAY ON THE PLACE. by James Whitcomb Riley Its Lonesome—sorto’ lonesome,—its a Sund’y-day, to me, It ‘pears-like—more’n any day I nearly ever see! Yit, with the Stars and Stripes above, a-flutterin’ in the air, On ev’ry Soldier’s grave I’d love to lay a lilly thare. They say, though, Decoration Days is ginerly observed ‘Most […]

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