Archive for the Tag 'Memorial Day'

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First Memorial Day 1865 ~ It Might Surprise You

MoveOn.org “KNOW YOUR HISTORY: Memorial Day was started by former slaves on May, 1, 1865, in Charleston, SC, to honor 257 dead Union Soldiers who had been buried in a mass grave in a Confederate prison camp. They dug up the bodies and worked for 2 weeks to give them a proper burial as gratitude […]

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Memorial Day 1865

Memorial Day 1865… With a Snopes True button: MoveOn.org “KNOW YOUR HISTORY: Memorial Day was started by former slaves on May, 1, 1865 in Charleston, SC to honor 257 dead Union Soldiers who had been buried in a mass grave in a Confederate prison camp. They dug up the bodies and worked for 2 weeks […]

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2011 Diaz Communications Pioneering Innovator and Digital Think Leader of the Year Award goes to Rick Bakas

It’s 2011, and time to announce the 2011 Diaz Communications Pioneering Innovator and Digital Think Leader of the Year Award… Jose and I, as partners of Diaz Communications, are pleased to announce that the award this year goes to Rick Bakas of  Back to Bakas. This award is being given to Rick for his tremendous […]

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Memorial Day Weekend 2009

The constant droning of the freeway, just a mile away from here, has almost become the much anticipated and appreciated holiday silence. These quiet moments are treasured more than any words could possibly describe, and I’m thankful that they occasionally exist. They remind me of living in the Maine Woods, both on Sabattus Lake (in […]