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    Signs of Life on a Memorial May Day

    God Bless America Spring time brought rebirth of National Pride Signs of life and the pulse of National Capital intensify a connection of Americans and USA PRIDE.byDeborahonMonday, May 02, 2011Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to FacebookShare to PinterestMilitary Life:Arlington National Cemetery,Deborah,patriotism,Washington DC

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    Happy (!?) Groundhogs Day

    Dang … Apparently Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow this morning. Six-more LONG weeks of winter ahead for us. I’m ready for sunny skies, bicycles, sidewalk chalk, and bubbles. Short sleeved shirts, suntan lotion, and deck chairs.  Ah yes, spring and early-summer are my glory.  My lifeline.  This winter thing in February … March … even April here in northern-Ohio bites the big one. I guess for now I’ll have to be content with fuzzy sweater, warm blanket and cup of hot-tea to warm my bones. Stupid Stupid Traditions … this one ranks up there with ‘May Day’ for me! – Leanne from MilitaryAvenue.combyLeanneonTuesday, February 02, 2010Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to FacebookShare…

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    Happy May Day!

    May 1st. A day I *HATED* as a child. Mom would gather all of her construction paper, glue, markers, and tape together and we would sit at the table after school and make little baskets. Then she would fill the make-shift construction-paper baskets with candy and we would all head outside. Ah, what great memories… until happy memories came to a grinding, screeching halt… The three of us, myself and two younger brothers, and any neighborhood friends we would rally up to make May Day baskets would all line up in the front yard, our backs all facing the same direction. Then the competition would begin. Mom would start the…

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    MayDay: a Kid’s Holiday That Might Not Be On The Calendar

    May Day in our household was not a radio cry for help, or a Russian march on Red Square. We didn’t set up the May poles, or sing the song from Broadway’s “King Arthur” -The Lusty Month of May. However, we did haul out the colored paper, scissors and tape. It is May first: May Day. It is time to acknowledge that without a doubt Spring has been here for just a bit, flowers are here, and summer vacation is almost here. It is time to be a bit restless, time to stay out of doors a bit longer and time to have a bit of chocolate captured in a…