11/11 is for Veterans, Not “Singles”

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Happy Veterans Day to all who served and are currently serving!  My allergies have been horrific today, or I would have posted a lot earlier. Some countries celebrate Armistice Day, while here in the U.S., today is Veterans Day.  So anyway,… Continue Reading

21 Guns: Memorial Day is NOT About BBQ and a Day Off

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STEAMBOAT ROCK, IA. So many people are all excited about the three day weekend, eating some good barbecue, and having a day off.  Well, that’s not what it’s about.  I never even associated these things with Memorial Day until I… Continue Reading

I’m Still a Scrooge, But My Cousin George Made Life Better!

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If you’ve read my scrooge posts (found here and here), then you likely know how difficult the holidays are for me.  I have lived in the strange, alternate universe that is Louisiana for around 20 years.  All of my family… Continue Reading