Tag Archives: Memorial Day

Monthly Musings 2022: May Chit Chat…

What better way to start the month off with an anniversary… No. 51 for us this year… and still very much in loved. We do everything together, just like we have done from day one. He is my best friend… … Continue reading

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Family Stories: Remembering Memorial Day

They say on Memorial Day to rememember “one event” and “one person”… and that one person always remembered, is my uncle… Edgar “Leroy” McKinley… my mother’s only brother… and only sibling. Edgar “Leroy” McKinley While so many think of Memorial … Continue reading

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Family Stories: Dear Uncle Leroy

Family Stories Dear Uncle Leroy Dear Uncle Leroy: On this Memorial Day (May 27, 2018) I’m writing to “Thank You” for your service during WWII, where at the young age of 19, you gave your life for this great country … Continue reading

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Do You Know The Poppy Lady: Moina Belle Michael

Do You Know The Poppy Lady? Moina Belle Michael While visiting my mom in Georgia last October, I searched for famous people buried in Monroe, and I discovered the name of Moina Belle Michael, aka The Poppy Lady; I became … Continue reading

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MEMORIAL DAY – WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO YOU?

What does it mean – to You? Memorial Day is always celebrated on the last Monday of May – a day of remembrance of those who gave their life serving their country; originally called Decoration Day, so-called because of the … Continue reading

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