Category Archives: Patriotism

I Remember…

I was born in 1952. I remember the aftermath of World War II. I remember the men, some broken in body, some broken in mind. I remember empty sleeves and pant legs, pinned-up so they wouldn’t just dangle and maybe … Continue reading

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Labor Day

            In the United States of America the first Monday in September is Labor Day, a national holiday. It is a holiday for the working person not, as in some countries, an anti-establishment, Marxist, political protest, sort of day. Instead … Continue reading

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Immigration

              I have some dear friends who were brought to this country, the United States of America, when they were mere babies and although they are now adults they have only recently become American citizens. They said that America … Continue reading

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The Declaration of Independence

   On the 4th of July the people of the United States of America celebrate our national independence and the signing of the Declaration of Independence. If you have never read it, I think it would be a good use … Continue reading

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Remember

   “Any Nation that does not honor its heroes will not long endure” -Abraham Lincoln        In the late 1800s it came to be the custom in the United States to decorate the graves of loved ones on a given Sunday … Continue reading

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