Tag Archives: Memorial Day

Cooling Off

It looks like a long hot summer: Memorial Day temps exceeded 100 degrees and June has been warmer than normal so far. No better way to keep cool than dipping your toes in the lake under a big shade tree.  … Continue reading

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Memorial Day, 2018

I never get tired of looking at Old Glory, but get real excited when I see her flying in various formations. Five sets of three flag poles line each side of the drive at Valmont Industries’ Corporate Headquarters in Omaha, … Continue reading

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Iris Bed

There is a new neighbor on the block.  He moved in last fall, and owns a schnauzer that he walks daily.  I know this because the schnauzer is frequently spotted relieving himself in my wife’s flower bed. While annoying, I told … Continue reading

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Memorial Day – The Big Team

Baseball may not be as popular today as it was in the 1950’s when it was called America’s Past Time, but it still draws a lot of little people.  I have four grandsons playing baseball this year, ages 3-15.  Yeah, … Continue reading

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Fort McPherson

About 3-4 miles south of Maxwell, NE (pop. 312) on State Hwy 56A lies Fort McPherson National Cemetery.  Established in 1863, the fort was originally built to protect travelers along the Oregon Trail.  As western settlement progressed, the need for soldiers … Continue reading

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