Category Archives: Holidays

13 Oct

(Re)Discovering Christopher Columbus

Should we celebrate “Christopher Columbus Day” or “Indigenous People’s Day”? Which do you prefer and why? Part of me, as a child of the 70s indoctrinated to celebrate the Pilgrims and Columbus, clings to Columbus Day. My weak rationale for … Continue reading

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26 May

Memorial Day

President Obama made a surprise visit to Afghanistan for this Memorial Day. On FB, I’ve noticed a number of friends sharing this link. KNOW YOUR HISTORY: Memorial Day was started by former slaves on May, 1, 1865 in Charleston, SC … Continue reading

Posted in Holidays, Military Families, True Heroes | 9 Comments | 382 views
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14 Feb

Happy Valentine’s Day, FA-Lovers!

Hat tip: Semper Fi Fund: Happy Valentines Day to those who preserve our freedom!

Posted in 2nd Amendment, Daily Distraction, Freedom, Holidays, Military, Photo of the Day, Support the Troops | 11 Comments | 143 views
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1 Jan

Wednesday (New Year’s) Funnies

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25 Dec

Merry Christmas from Flopping Aces!

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25 Dec

Christmas Funnies

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28 Nov

Are you a turkey person?

Undefeated is a great piece of film. Charity at any level is important; as well as positive acts. But are you doing it to make yourself feel good and to look good on front of others? Or are you making … Continue reading

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28 Nov

Thanksgiving Thursday Funnies

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Sunday Funnies contains 37 photos.

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11 Nov

Some Thoughts on Veteran’s Day (Reader Post)

Veterans should hold a place in our society that is special. I know that they hold a place in my heart. My father served in WWII with the Marines in the first invasion of Okinawa. He was 150 miles from … Continue reading

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11 Nov

Veterans Day

Posted in American Exceptionalism, Freedom, Holidays, Military, Military Families, Support the Troops | 1 Comment | 87 views
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