by Mary Cioffi as published on The Record Courier As more people try to social distance while state parks are closed they head to the public lands to spread out and enjoy the fresh air in the Nevada desert. There is nothing prettier than the view of a […]
Source: The Dodo “It seems that we Americans just can’t catch a break. We suffer through one crisis only to find ourselves, against our own wishes, in the midst of another. Helplessness, yup, that pretty much sums up the feelings we struggle with BUT, we have each other […]
Open Letter from Charlotte Roe Environmental misdeeds are flourishing, as those who value their financial gain above clean air and water, wildlife, and measures to combat global warming are using the COVID-19 pandemic to make hay. One of the biggest is now before us — and calls for quick […]
By Ewan Macaulay as published on the Northumberland Gazette Pandemics occur in all species, with a variety of different diseases: in Thailand, there has been another disease outbreak – but this one is in the equine world. The African Horse Sickness virus has been causing havoc amongst the […]
As we respectfully celebrate this Memorial Day, let us reflect on the tremendous price that was paid by the brave men and women who gave their lives in service to our country. Through the sounding of Taps, members of The United States Air Force Band solemnly render honor to those who have given the ultimate sacrifice for their country.
A long-held musical tradition at military funerals, the music of Taps originated from a Civil War bugle call entitled, “Extinguish Lights”. A plaintive call, the sounding of Taps signals the end of the fallen serviceman’s duty and is the final tribute from a grateful nation.
To those who have given the last full measure of devotion, we honor your service, pay tribute to your lives, and thank you for your selfless sacrifice.
by Dr. Marty Becker Monday is Memorial Day in the U.S., a day to honor those who have their lives for our country and for freedom around the world. Among that number were many who never volunteered but still served: the dogs, birds, horses, and mules of war. […]
Sarah Thompson, a fiber artist and designer from Indiana who started a blog a few years ago, and then in December 2019 became a “Social Media Authenticity Analyst” at Lead Stories, just wrote an article titled “Fact Check: BLM Did NOT Release a Plan to Annihilate America’s Wild Horse And Burro Herds”
Unfortunately, Thompson seems to NOT have fact checked her own article, which is filled with omissions and errors. And, how does this uninformed person, call a real expert a “HOAX?”