Veteran’s Day – The Cost of Freedom

“A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” – Christopher Reeve   Every vet has a story. Some heart-wrenching. Some heartwarming. Yesterday, I taught the significance of Holocaust Remembrance Day, which will be celebrated January 27, 2020. The members…

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Doughnut Quilts: Salute to Donut Dolly

  “With its clubs for recreation, its coffee and doughnuts in the forward areas… (with) the devotion and warmhearted sympathy of the Red Cross girl.. The Red Cross has often seemed to be the friendly hand of this nation, reaching across the sea to sustain its fighting men.”- Allied Commander…

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National Women’s History – The Threads that Bind Women Together

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt   The brisk winds of March howl around the house, pressing on the window panes, seeping cool air into imperceptible cracks. Cuddled in a quilt, the winds of remembrance swirl in my mind. In the warmth of…

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