Tag: Normandy

  • Why I No Longer Say the Pledge

    Why I No Longer Say the Pledge

    My daughter called me this week, teary-eyed and upset. She had just returned home from a school assembly to honor veterans. It was her first school assembly for such a purpose as a mom. And as any parent comes to understand, parenting makes you see[..]
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  • About that Onion/Click Hole Meme

    About that Onion/Click Hole Meme

      Honey, I love a bit of satire as much as the next person. I've even been known to employ it a time or two myself. But I realized a few years back that the kind of satire I was used to enjoying - that[..]
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  • In the Image of God

    In the Image of God

    My son called me from Winslow, Arizona. It’s one of several stops he’s making this week as he winds his way from Oregon to Georgia. He’s doing the reverse migration that his momma made. Stephan, who has grown up in Oregon, has accepted at job[..]
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  • What Darkness Fears

    What Darkness Fears

      [caption id="attachment_1285" align="aligncenter" width="580"] On the streets of Paris.[/caption] It was not for love of fashion or the macaroons that I went to Paris. What drew me to France was the art of remembering and honoring. What drew me to France was the writing[..]
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  • HEROES OF HOPE AND HEALING

    HEROES OF HOPE AND HEALING

    This was posted first at the Vietnam Memorial Wall Foundation blog.  By Karen Spears Zacharias Some people know them as the “Yellow Hatters”, the familiar park service volunteers dressed in bright yellow shirts and matching hats who stand ready at The Wall. Ready to help with a pencil[..]
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