Memorial Day 2016

We remember.

Fast Food – A Memorial Day Tribute

Father Time is a weekly column dedicated to the concept of time in a parent’s life, particularly a father’s life. The point of view comes from a father of two young sons, both under three-years-old, and how time really is just that: a concept. ◊♦◊ My maternal grandmother was waif thin, almost frail, which was […]

My Father, the Reluctant Soldier

Dan Szczesny listens to his father tell a story of his time in WWII, and they both learn something.

Old War Movies and the News

Army veteran and GMP favorite Dwight Gray shares a winning poem on war, socialization, and one boy’s path to soldierhood.

Maybe Millennials Understand Dreams and Freedom Better Than Anyone

I was taught that America is supposed to be a place where dreams are possible freedom guaranteed to anyone, regardless of race, religion, or lifestyle.

A Meditation on Peace for Memorial Day

On a day dedicated to the sacrifices of war, Thomas Fiffer presents peace as the ultimate conqueror.

Memorial Day: Through the Eyes of a Veteran

Sean Davis remembers the fallen soldiers he served with and looks ahead to new challenges.

A Reflection of Memorial Day

Can we finally expand the definition of the term “patriot”.

She Taught Him How to Find Meaning in All Those Little Flags

His daughter learned and then taught him the value in honoring the tradition of Memorial Day.

She Said She Had Heard About Those Shoes

Remembering the soldiers who returned too soon.

People Watching on Memorial Day

Why do we get so much joy out of people watching and making up stories?

How a Pacifist Teacher Prepares His Students for War

Endless occupations, big government, and the imperial theme—not easy topics for high schoolers. Teacher Jeremy McKeen shares his wish for his grown-up students off at war.

Returning Soldier Surprises Wife and Son at the Parade

This Rose Bowl reunion will touch your heart.

How To Honor Soldiers Who Died For No Reason?

We can’t keep pretending that most of our wars have been noble or worthwhile, so where does that put us on Memorial Day?

Memorial Day & Summer: The Dads & Families Podcast Episode 64

The Summer is shaping up! Keep your little one’s protected!