Cook on a Whim: Patriotic Cheeseboard

May 21, 2020

Happy Memorial Day (almost)!

I created this red, white and blue cheeseboard as a great big “thank you” to all who have served, those who are currently serving and those who will serve in the future. I am thankful for …

Memorial Day Weekend: Honoring Those Who Served (photos)

May 29, 2019

Monday, May 27, marked Memorial Day, when all Americans paused to remember and honor the dedication and sacrifice of the men and women of the U.S. armed forces to defend our way of life. It was also the culmination of …

Rolling Thunder’s Last Ride in D.C. (photos)

May 27, 2019

Rolling Thunder motorcyclists made their 32nd and final scheduled ride though the nation’s capital on Sunday, May 26. The Rolling Thunder First Amendment Demonstration Run has traditionally taken place on Memorial Day weekend, along with related events, such as a …

Wolf Trap: 2019 Summer Blast Off! “The President’s Own” US Marine Band with Fireworks!

May 26, 2019

“The President’s Own” United States Marine Band will launch Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts’ summer season with a program of concert band favorites. A fireworks display will follow the concert.

Gates open at 6:30 pm for Lawn …

Memorial Day: A Time to Remember

May 23, 2019

Memorial Day is upon us — May 27 — and it’s time to remember.

On Memorial Day, we are admonished, urged and inspired to remember and honor the men and women who have died in the military service of our …

Remembering WWI on Memorial Day

May 24, 2018

May 28 is Memorial Day in the United States, the day when we remember the wars we fought as a nation.

All across the country, there will be, as always, speeches and speechifying, gatherings at memorials and cemeteries of white