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sarah-cotchaleovitch's picture
Sep.11.2013
If we don't do it any other time, every year when September 11th rolls around, those of us who were around in 2001 reflect on where we were and what we were doing when we heard the news. My calendar calls it "Patriot Day." Others refer to it as "Remembrance Day." And it is good, therapeutic even,...
susan-sonnen's picture
Apr.29.2013
Hiraeth. I see the tulips and the red berries. The rusting swing set between the lilac bushes. One was purple and one was white. I smell the chlorine wafting from the town’s swimming pool a half mile away. My cats (different cats in different years) turn the corner of the house into the back yard...
moni-schott's picture
Mar.27.2013
Two mothers speak of the friend who has just lost her son in a most senseless act. Eyes brim weepy as a son's life has ended, as a mother's life fades grey. How does a mother reason with a son gone, a life of future cut short without cause? Weeps seep from glassy eyes. The friends lift their...
carla-hefley's picture
May.28.2012
Memorial Day.  Today is the day everyone puts a flag on their porch and remembers those they have lost, whether it be from natural causes, murder, or war, it is a day to honor and remember. Many will visit a cemetery to place a flag or flowers, I am not one of those.  I know for a fact...
virginia-campbell's picture
May.25.2012
   by Virginia Campbell   Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service to our country. It is about coming together to honor those who gave their all. Hold your loved ones close to your heart, and live your life in celebration of precious freedom. Make...
raymond-mallette's picture
Sep.11.2010
Dear Troops,      Today is September 11th 2010. It has been nine years since that terrible day. I am taking this moment to write to you and thank you for all you have done both here and abroad. You may have been the soldier on the front lines in Iraq, or battling in Afghanistan. You may have been...
allan-james-cox's picture
Jun.06.2010
Make Memories Work for You 1. You always have the power to remember.2. Take the time to remember. You have to relax to do this. Believe me, you have the time.3. Remembering is not living in the past. It's learning from the past, what may have been forgotten, and refreshing it for the present.4. ...
bro-smith-sgs's picture
Nov.08.2009
Heart's Hearth Hello there my young novice, I have been waiting…oh please have a seat won’t you?You know, it is now that time of year when we need to see what we have thus far garnered.  Now for those who have been with me for awhile will recall that last year, about this time, I provided with the...
barry-eva's picture
Nov.04.2009
Remember, remember the fifth of November Gunpowder, treason and plot. I see no reason, why gunpowder treason Should ever be forgot. While in the USA fireworks are a big part of July 4th celebrations, across the pond in England, tomorrow November 5th the skies will be filled...
corinne-heather-copnick's picture
Aug.23.2008
One of my daughters, in the aftermath of coping with the sadness of bearing a stillborn child, has adopted the policy of "living in the moment."  Why? Because we have to move forward from what was in the past, she says, and who knows what the future holds? She quoted me (what I'd written...