Monthly Archives: May 2012

Remembering the fallen

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington National Cemetery ___ Copyright © 2012 Patricia Desmond Biallas

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A Model of a Mother

It’s May 18th and in the Desmond family that can mean just one thing: it’s Mom’s birthday–her 101st to be exact. Though she’s been gone now for over 42 years, who could ever forget a face like hers? No wonder … Continue reading

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Civil War Week

A Fitting Tribute It’s been a busy Civil War week for me thus far and it’s only Tuesday night. Saturday morning I headed up to Calvary Cemetery in Evanston, Illinois, to meet with staff there regarding my application for a … Continue reading

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