Remembering on Memorial Day Weekend

Slim Paley 5/25/2013

 

 

It begins with my mother’s recollection of a visit to Belgium on her honeymoon 50+ years ago…

…My father’s grandfather had been a soldier in the 1st World War. He lost his life, alongside literally thousands of others that day in Belgium, in 1915. Seemingly […]

'In Flanders Fields'

 

An American Housewife (occasionally) in London 11/11/2012

In the US we know, vaguely, of November 11th as Veteran’s Day, which follows the Marine Corps birthday by a day. Sadly, it isn’t much noticed. Memorial Day in May is bigger in the national consciousness.

In the UK Remembrance Sunday is held the closest Sunday […]

Our thanks to all who serve

11 November 2011

In Flanders Field An American Housewife 11/11/2011

In the US we know, vaguely, of November 11th as Veteran’s Day, which follows the Marine Corps birthday by a day. Sadly, it isn’t much noticed. Memorial Day in May is bigger in the national consciousness.

In the UK Remembrance Sunday is held the closest […]