Tag Archives: Memorial Day

The Slippery Slope of Passivity and Prejudice

Memorial Day. A day we honor our fallen soldiers for their bravery and sacrifice. I tend to be a relatively passive person. I could attribute this to a philosophy of “Live and let live,” or “To each his own,” a belief that … Continue reading

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A Way to Honor

Yesterday, I had the honor of interviewing the husband of my friend, Pamela Foster. Jack Jones is a former Marine who fought in Vietnam–a wounded warrior. And Pamela is his wounded warrior wife. I’m working on an essay based on … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Mashup: May 28, 2012

MASH-UP A creative combination or mixing of content from different sources. I hope you’re enjoying this Memorial Day holiday as much I as am. Many times, I’ve thought about those who gave their lives for this country and those loved ones who have been left behind. This … Continue reading

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