“RED FRIDAY, IN GREAT U.S.A., on MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND…May 27, 2022@17:29-WHEN I was TRAVELING THE #! U.S.A., I SPENT a MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND…@..AT my OLD STOMPING GROUNDS…WHICH MEANS; Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, U.S.A., as a W.W.II Naval Researcher-Published Author; I ENJOYED VISITING Arlington National Cemetery, AND THEN SOME!!!” “Anyways, this is a BLOG CONSIDERING MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND…AND THESE POEMS ARE CONCERNING OUR AMERICAN CASUALTIES OF WAR, and CONFLICT; Still stands thine ancient sacrifice, a humble and a contrite heart; Lord God of Hosts be with us yet, LEST WE FORGET, LEST WE FORGET!!!” Poem by Rudyard Kipling. “At the going down of the SUN, AND in the MORNING; WE WILL REMEMBER THEM, WE WILL REMEMBER THEM!!!” “Yours Aye-Brian CANUCK Murza…(Killick Vison-Alias), W.W.II Naval Researcher-Published Author, Present Day Military Analyst/Amateur, Niagara Region, Ontario, Canada.”
In every city I travel to, I have a favorite building or place.
In New York City, I love the Morgan Library and Museum and the City Museum of New York.
In New Orleans, it’s Jackson Square.
In San Diego, it’s La Jolla.
In Washington D.C., it’s Arlington Cemetery and the Library of Congress. Books + historic architecture? Historic figures + cascading rolling hills on the estate of the step-grandson of the nation’s first president and later, the commanding general of the CSA? Yes, I visit these two places every time I visit DC.
Memorial Amphitheater, Arlington National Cemetery
I started making this trip during Memorial Day weekend in 2016 for the Memorial Day Concert, broadcast on PBS the Sunday before Memorial Day. I am not usually a fan of big crowds, but this concert is worth it.
Thursday: Arlington National Cemetery, Take One
My trip started rather ominously…
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