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Tag Archive 'Veterans'

When I got to South Carolina to join the Oratory in 1964, I discovered that the holidays (we were allowed talking at meals…not necessarily a treat) included Jefferson Davis Day, Robert E. Lee Day, Stonewall Jackson Day, ¬†and Confederate Memorial Day. Northern holidays like the May Memorial Day and Lincoln (of course ), were not […]

D Day 44-09

Today I joined two other Americans and six French neighbors for a little supper party. Our host picked today because it was D Day and several people mentioned it with gratitude. One of the guests was late because the road up from her house along the river was blocked by people celebrating with a band […]