GOOD MORNING – MEMORIAL DAY IN THE U.S. – Marilyn Armstrong

Unlike most other American holidays, we retain a bit of respect for a day that honors veterans of our many wars. The cemeteries will be full of flags and visitors. Otherwise, this is "grill your meat" day. It is the official opening of summer. Everything closed all winter opens on Memorial Day. I have a … Continue reading GOOD MORNING – MEMORIAL DAY IN THE U.S. – Marilyn Armstrong

FLAGS BLOSSOM IN THE OLD CEMETERY – Marilyn Armstrong

The cemetery is in the center of the town, across from the dam and just a hundred or so yards from the river itself. It’s up on a hill, so it never floods, even when the rivers rush over their banks. The people who created that cemetery knew about the rivers. And flooding. They picked … Continue reading FLAGS BLOSSOM IN THE OLD CEMETERY – Marilyn Armstrong

CHANGING THE PAST – BY ELLIN CURLEY

This blog was the first blog I wrote and published on Serendipity in November of 2015. I have written a large number of blogs since then, many of them recounting personal stories from my own life as well as the lives of my family members. Rereading it in January of 2018, I realize that it … Continue reading CHANGING THE PAST – BY ELLIN CURLEY