Memorial Day 2013

Memorial Day is on us again. This holiday originally meant to honor those who defended us in the military has been expanded to  include decorating family graves to show they are not forgotten. I’ve been on my family cemetery tour this year, have you? Remember at 3PM on Monday we pay a moment of silence in memory. It’s a federal law.

Find more about celebrating Memorial Day in Looking For History on Highway 14 by John E. Miller.

Read 8 interesting facts about Memorial Day from National Geographic Traveler:
http://digitalnomad.nationalgeographic.com/2013/05/24/memorial-day

And watch my video:

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Sarah Uthoff - Trundlebed Tales

Sarah S. Uthoff is a nationally known Laura Ingalls Wilder authority and has presented at five of the Wilder homesites, many times at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum, many conferences and numerous libraries, museums, and events around the Midwest. She is the main force behind Trundlebed Tales fighting to bring the History, Mystery, Magic, and Imagination of Laura Ingalls Wilder and other greats of children’s literature and history to life for a new generation. How can you help? Attend one of her programs, schedule one yourself, watch her videos, listen to her podcast, look at her photos, and find her on Facebook , Twitter , Google+, LinkedIn , SlideShare, and Academia.edu . Professionally she is a reference librarian at Kirkwood Community College and former director of the Oxford (Iowa) Public Library.

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