memorial day

When is Memorial Day?
Memorial Day was first observed on May 30, 1868, when flowers were placed on the graves of Union and Confederate soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery.
We celebrate Memorial Day in the United States every year on the last Monday in the month of May.
Can You See What’s Wrong in this Picture?
I can't believe I missed this. Have you seen the picture of the Wal-Mart cake that said, "Congratualations Joanne...Under Neat That...We Will Miss You!" That is what we call a cake fail. And this is what we call a Memorial Day Fail. Can you find what's wrong with this pic…
Memorial Day: Honoring Jonas and Rob
Did you know that Memorial Day was originally known as "Decoration Day" and that women decorated graves of their loved ones with flowers instead of having a BBQ?
I remember when I went to my High School reunion in downtown Shreveport, I was so surprised to see one of my fa…
Remember The Real Reason For Memorial Day
The last Monday in May. A convenient three-day weekend to kick off summer. A weekend to get together with friends and family...throw some burgers and steaks on the grill...relax by the pool...maybe get away for a little vacation. To many, that's what Memorial Day is all about.
Wiener Dog Races Are Back
Writer's note: Before I could even press 'publish' on this article, the fine folks at Harrah's Louisiana Downs granted Mikey special racing privilidges! How cool is that?!?!? Now on with the original 'piece.'