Report from Louisiana: Memorial Day 2019

By:  Pat Austin SHREVEPORT – Today is Memorial Day: the day we honor and remember those who gave their lives in service for our freedom.  Certainly there are many local activities, ceremonies, and remembrances around the country, and while many see the day is the official kickoff to summer, it is important to take time … Continue reading Report from Louisiana: Memorial Day 2019

Memorial Day Thoughts Under the Fedora

Another Memorial Day has come and it's a holiday whose public perception has changed over it's 150 years. During both the civil war and world war 2 it would have been common for an American family and/or its extended family to have at least one relative who had died in service. Today it's rare that … Continue reading Memorial Day Thoughts Under the Fedora