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:

And watch my video:


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Sarah Uthoff - Trundlebed Tales

Sarah S. Uthoff is the main force behind Trundlebed Tales striving 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. Uthoff is a nationally known Laura Ingalls Wilder authority and has presented at five of the Wilder homesites, many conferences and numerous libraries, museums, and events around the Midwest. Attend one of her programs, schedule one yourself, watch her videos, listen to her podcast, and find her on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, and Professionally she is a reference librarian at Kirkwood Community College and director of the Oxford (Iowa) Public Library.

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