Category Archives: history

In Flanders Fields

Today, take a minute to think about those who gave you your freedom and continue to preserve it. In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row,    That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, … Continue reading

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Furlough Fun~ July

We were pretty excited for my time off in July as we had many cool day trips planned AND Todd had the week off from work!  Our goal was to utilize our MOS pass and visit local attractions allowing us free admission … Continue reading

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Wall of Emotion

Today we visted The Moving Wall, a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Very moving.

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Remembering MLK

If ever given the chance, visit the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis. It is very moving.

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Beyond the Wall: Berlin

Nearly 17 years after the wall came down, Berliners are still trying to escape its shadow.

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Trial by Fire: Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

Vital records were missing — and would have stayed missing were it not for a dead lawyer’s vanity. Also check out: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triangle_Shirtwaist_Factory_fire

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