Category Archives: Patriotic

Votes For Women!

I’ve been thinking a lot about politics recently, for obvious reasons. You can’t turn on the TV or open a news website without being inundated with coverage of the primaries and the candidates running for president. So as I’ve always … Continue reading

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National POW/MIA Recognition Day

On Friday, September 19, Americans across the country and abroad will observe National POW/MIA Recognition Day – a day dedicated to honoring soldiers who were prisoners of war (POW) and those who remain missing in action (MIA), as well as … Continue reading

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How American Flag Pins Bring Us Together

14 years. And yet, the time before September 11th, and the time after seem both very immediate and also eternal, as if it’s always been this way. I still vividly remember listening to the radio while getting ready for school … Continue reading

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Oh, Canada!

Happy Canada Day! Our neighbors to the north are celebrating their “birthday” just three days before America has its big patriotic blow-out this weekend. To be more specific, Canada Day represents the day that the three individual colonies of New … Continue reading

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“Give me your tired, your poor…”

I’ll be the first to admit that I had no idea that the Statue of Liberty had ever looked any different than she does today, standing on Bedloe’s Island in the New York harbor. I thought she had always been … Continue reading

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Old Glory indeed!

Flag Day is upon us again! Politicians and patriots alike live for days like this, when they can pull out their American Flag lapel pins and wear them with extra pride. But how many of you out there know what … Continue reading

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Happy Decoration Day!… Er, Memorial Day!

Did you know? Memorial Day started out as “Decoration Day” during the aftermath of the American Civil War, as a way to ensure that the thousands of Americans who died in shockingly short order, would not be forgotten. The origin … Continue reading

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Armed Forces Day is Here!

I think of Armed Forces day as the pre-game holiday to Memorial Day, which falls on May 25th this year. Think about it: you get to celebrate every branch of the service with varying levels of activity, from parades to … Continue reading

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How to Honor Our Heroes

Many people today look up to celebrities and athletes who are constantly in the spotlight. While this may be true, it’s important that they do not forget those who sacrifice their lives for others. Our men and women in uniform … Continue reading

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Custom Coins Create Comradery

Recent studies have shown that belonging to a group is important to both our physical and mental health. When we belong to a group we tend to maintain better psychological health and are usually in better physical health. Some of … Continue reading

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