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Decoration Day Honored U.S. Civil War Veterans; Later Became Memorial Day

I posted this last year, but think it deserves posting again. On May 5, 1868, Major General John A. Logan, the head of the Grand Army of the Republic, an organization of Union veterans, declared Decoration Day as a time … Continue reading

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Decoration Day Honored U.S. Civil War Veterans; Later Became Memorial Day

On May 5, 1868, Major General John A. Logan, the head of the Grand Army of the Republic, an organization of Union veterans, declared Decoration Day as a time for the nation to honor the U.S. Civil War dead. Logan … Continue reading

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Good Yule . . . (and Happy Holidaze)

Good Yule (and Happy Holidaze)  December 21, 2014 This darkest day of the year (in the northern hemisphere) reminds us that we have many brighter days to come. ♩ ♫ ♩ Good Yule . . . and may you have … Continue reading

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Good Yule, Best Wishes for Happiness in 2014

Good Yule December 20, 2013 Good Yule . . . and may you smile more, laugh longer and attain new heights of happiness in the New Year. Thank you, again, for your support, encouragement and kind words for my book, … Continue reading

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Remembrance: Death Subverts the Holidays; a Holiday Wish

Three years ago, as we hung stockings by the chimney with care, a true-crime book with an inaccurate story about my parents’ deaths landed in stores throughout the country — just in time for the Christmas buying binge. No one … Continue reading

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