Memorial Day Remembrance

The nation pauses on Memorial Day to honor Americans who have made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. The largest remembrance ceremony in Minnesota will be held at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Memorial events at Fort Snelling began on Saturday, but will continue today with a parade at 9:30 a.m., followed by a program at…
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Thank You Salute Of Respect

This April 2015 marks 70 years after the Battle of Okinawa during the last months of WW II. We must salute all who fight for freedom everywhere. The 82-day-long battle lasted from early April until mid-June 1945.The Invasion of Okinawa was the bloodiest land battle in the Pacific.  Thousands died and many were wounded in…
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Where Have You Looked?

Have you ever pondered what your world would be like without certain senses?  To not be able to taste your favorite food or drink a refreshing glass of raspberry lemonade, to not be able to smell the lingering fragrance of a loved one’s clothing item left behind in a closet, to not be able to…
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Heralds Of Spring Continues …

Heralds of Spring part 1 Last April I shared some of the astounding beauty of spring flowers. I feel that there is nothing more refreshing than spending time with nature. The joy of new life given to us in flowers is truly a gift anytime of the year but especially after the long winter. Let’s…
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They Are The Oppressed

If you are sitting here reading this article, you are very lucky indeed. Trust me, it’s not because it’s written by me or because I believe it’s such a great article. You are lucky simply because you are allowed to sit here and read, period. An estimated 4.4 billion people around the world do not…
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