Please take some time today to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice.
Next to Christmas, I think Memorial Day weekend is my favorite holiday period of the year. Along with honoring those who fought and died for our country, it serves as the gateway to summer, and summer, I think we would agree is a wonderful, wonderful thing … Welcome to today’s three thoughts that make up Vol. 296 of The Daily Dirt.
COLUMBIA, Mo. — In the 1800s, peonies were one of the few flowers in bloom in late May. After the Civil War, mourners used peonies to adorn the graves of fallen soldiers on Decoration Day, which we now call Memorial Day. The huge, lavish blooms emit a luscious floral perfume that continues to make them […]
Volunteers planted flags last week and they were by each headstone on this cool, gray Memorial Day Monday morning. Thanks to those who gave the ultimate sacrifice. Always.