Part One I showed you some war statues last week, and now we will take a walk in the National Mall with the many Memorial Parks. I would like to start with the impressive Thomas Jefferson Memorial at The Tidal Basin and The Potomac River. Thomas Jefferson 1743-1826. Franklin D. Roosevelt took the initiative to have this white neo-classical marble memorial […]
I dedicate this post to a special blogging friend GPCox, Pacific Paratrooper. Thank you for your faithfulness in following us
And for the support of this Declaration with a firm reliance on the protection of divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our Fortunes and our Honors/ The Signers of the Declaration of Independence
Every year I take part in a Half Marathon in Gothenburg in Sweden which gives the opportunity to see something new. Kortedala is a suburb of Gothenburg in Sweden. There you find the Kortedala Museum which is a flat in a compartment building created in the 1950s with everything needed at the time: Shops, parks and playgrounds. After some years […]
Wilfred Owen Quotes:
"My subject is War, and the pity of War. The Poetry is in the pity."
"All a poet can do today is warn."
If you look carefully, treasures can be found in many corners of Denmark
In front of me, I have two large travel brochures on the USA and an old map from the 1980s. My husband and I can spend about three to four weeks in June and July. We have family in Fairfax Virginia to visit as well as our lovely blogging friend Paula Pederson who will be in Maine. That’s the two […]
Visiting the Ronald Reagan Library at my recent tour to California we entered a room with decorated Christmas trees. At first, I thought it had to do with White House Christmas trees but it appeared that they each symbolized a decade of the U.S. history. The Christmas tree was invented around the 1840s in Germany I love history and found […]
Last Friday was a moving and memorable time for me. I met with my fellow nursing students for the first time since we graduated in 1975 at an old hospital in Copenhagen. I had feared that I couldn’t remember any of them but somehow I knew all of their names. You go through tough things as a student nurse a […]
Quote from my blogger friend Paul Soren. Please go to the post via the link above While I’m talking about commemorating things I want to refer to the growing debate about memorials to past historical events that some people want to pull down. I’m not in the business of re-writing history to suit current sensibilities. I know that someone’s hero […]