Memorial day

Memorial Day, Buhl, Idaho
My maternal grandmother called it Decoration Day until her death 20 years ago.  Memorial Day didn’t become enshrined by the federal government until 1971.
We Long for a Place & Not a Past (Opinion)
I think most people have a longing for the past.  This morning, I saw a post at Crisis related to our yearning for security.  The writer says we aren’t looking at a time we’re thinking of a place.  Two events this week have me longing for my hometown so…
Bittersweet Memorial Day (Opinion)
Memorial Day brings bittersweet emotions.  I remember the holiday from my days as a kid and am filled with pride because of the stories I heard of heroism and the sound of flags flapping in the breeze and the quiet parade where the boots of the color guard tapped the pavement along Main Street.…
Do You Make These Grilling Mistakes?
Do you plan on grilling this Memorial Day Weekend? For my family and I, it wouldn’t be Memorial Day weekend without a small barbecue. If you are a master griller, make sure you aren’t making theses mistakes when grilling.
Commentary: Memorial Day, Remember None Died in Vain
“Greater love than this no man hath, that a man lay down his life for his friends.”  John 15:13
 
 
I’m more than perplexed and downright annoyed mainstream media is replaying arguments about the Iraq War.  Republican candidates for Presid…
Memorial Day Closures
With this being the Memorial Day weekend there will be some closures.  Most city, county, state and federal offices will be closed Monday as will the banks and there will be no mail delivery.