Memorial Day

Sarasota National Cemetery The first Memorial Day (called Decoration Day) was in 1868 at Arlington National Cemetery to commemorate the sacrifices made by both sides of the Civil War. Over 620,000 men gave their life for what they believed in, a number too large to comprehend. Memorial Day became an official national holiday over 100 … Continue reading Memorial Day

One Man Polka Band

Uggh!  Winter is here already, temperature in the teens and snow on the ground. While cooped up in the house for three days, I searched my archived files for reminders of warmer days.  I found this shot taken at the Elkhorn Days Parade in early June.  This man is a local celebrity, playing in beer … Continue reading One Man Polka Band