wwmt.com/news/local/civil-war-veterans-receive-headstones-after-more-than-a-century-since-burial The link above is a story that most wont take the time to read but I’m not sure that is if any importance to the people who made sure that these veterans were remembered.
I took this cross to baby Paul’s grave today for Christmas. Below is my original post from 2016 about baby Paul. Can’t see the forest through the trees.🌳 I tell myself that starting with the New Year I will learn to slow down and take a moment to see what is in the world around … More Merry Christmas Baby Paul
One of the items on my life bucket list is to travel to as many national parks as possible. I was able to travel to South Dakota where in the western part of the state are the Badlands, Black Forest, Mt. Rushmore, and Crazy Horse Monument. South Dakota didn’t disappoint as every mile of it … More A small South Dakota cemetery
Now I should start this post by telling you I’m a baby-boomer, and the millennial generation is a favorite group of mine. WHAT? WHY? First let me remind anyone reading this post that we were all young even though we are very selective with our memory when it comes to how we behaved, our opinions, … More Millennials are my fav
The final resting place of those who sacrificed so much for their country is being neglected and forgotten. Retired naval captain Ralph Parrot has made it his mission to restore the respect and dignity to the oldest military cemetery on the west coast — but he can’t do it alone. When local resident Nestor Aliga … More Respect for our Military
Hope Cemetery just outside of Arkansas City is like many small cemeteries in Kansas. This quiet little piece of earth sits just a few miles outside of town across the dirt road from a small Church surrounded by miles and miles of prairie. What is most interesting about the Kansas “country” cemeteries I have posted … More Prairie Cemeteries
I was watching a video made in 1968 of my hometown on YouTube. I have a tendency to be nostalgic so it was right up my alley. I'm also a fan of history so I justified the 25 min out of my day to watch the video. A scene from a local hotel with a … More I just remembered………!?
A few years ago I wanted change and I took on a simple lifestyle or a minimalist life as some would call this change. All of my married life I had lived in homes. A small “cracker box” home to start and as the children came then a larger home to accommodate a family. The … More A simple lifestyle
Do you know which cemeteries or memorials these pictures belong to? ANSWERS BELOW
This is a story that could be told in any city that has an “old” cemetery. This is a story that has happened over and over with little notice or concern but for a fleeting moment. In this story some “vandals” thought for whatever reason they had the right or pleasure to destroy graves in … More A mother’s tears from another time