The Memorial that is Arlington

Giant, white thumbs pierce through the carpet of green, calling out, "Good job!"  Well done!" They stand at attention, marking time with a silent cadence. On and on they go, a phalanx that refuses to allow those, whose graves they mark, to be forgotten. Shoulder to shoulder they stand, with a silence that can only … Continue reading The Memorial that is Arlington

Memorial Day Tribute

In spite of the silence and solemnity of the moment, a movement in my peripheral vision catches my attention.  My hand remains placed over my heart and I stand stock still, but I cut my eyes to the side to see what the movement is.  Moments before, I had laid a wreath at the Tomb … Continue reading Memorial Day Tribute