Category: lessons-from-history

Memorial Day Thoughts

I am giving some thought to the purpose of this Memorial Day, remembering those who have died while serving in this country’s armed forces. Memorial Day isn’t just about honoring veterans, its honoring those who lost their lives. Veterans had the fortune of coming home. Regardless of the reasons for …

Grandma Was A Prepper

  Guest article, by ‘NRP’ I have so many fond memories of “going to Grandma’s house” in my younger days, the warmth of the home, the smells of something baking, all of the flowers planted outside and those in vases inside. I remember the warm smile always on my Grandma’s …

The Grand Canyon Is Both Humbling And Inspiring

(Grand Canyon at South Rim – larger image) The Grand Canyon is one of the Earth’s most powerful, inspiring landscapes and overwhelms our senses when standing there at the rim. While a picture of the Grand Canyon might itself appear remarkable (I snapped the image above during yesterday’s visit), when …

Veterans Day Flag

My flag on this windy Veterans Day up here in North Country   During this annual November 11th Veterans Day holiday we honor our military veterans – those who served in the United States Armed Forces. We have many veterans here who visit Modern Survival Blog, and I personally thank …
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