Tag: Celebration

A Veteran’s Tribute to Veterans

A Veteran’s Tribute to Veterans

http://plusquotes.com/images-veterans-day-photos-november.php Many say that they – “love freedom.” Even more, say they – “hate war!” About all, I must wonder, Have they no clue what went before? Our land that’s “known as freedom,” Was born out of war. For freedom, never has been freely given Nor sustained forever more. Those who are known as veterans […]

By November 11, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Dancing with Death at Death Cafes

Dancing with Death at Death Cafes

 “I have an appointment with death this evening,” I explained, smiling to friends upon leaving them. Their startled faces revealed feelings such as fear and a lack of understanding. While living in Mexico, their Day of the Dead became my favorite holiday. I especially liked celebrating it in traditional villages, like Tepotzlan. The whole town […]

By February 15, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Staunch Allegiance

Staunch Allegiance

“Every year–in the full tide of spring, at the height of the symphony of flowers and love and life–there comes a pause, and through the silence we hear the lonely pipe of death.” Oliver Wendell Holmes “In Our Youth Our Hearts Were Touched With Fire” Memorial Day, May 30, 1884 Amidst the fields of Arlington […]

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