Category Archives: Patriotism

When I Get the Urge to Write a Song…

I woke this morning wanting to prepare something to teach our ward’s Primary to sing for Memorial Day. A poem I wrote a couple of years ago, for Year-Round Read-Aloud, Read-Along Rhymes: Celebrating Holidays and Seasons, came to mind. Titled … Continue reading

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A Children’s Poem for the Fourth of July

The Memory of a Song Since this is my “Author Site,” I like to talk about how my poems and stories came to be.  The poem I just posted on Read-Aloud, Read-Along with Susan Call Hutchison started a long time … Continue reading

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In Honor of Flag Day: Pride and Humility

June 14 is Flag Day in the USA.  I always thought it was great that amid all the holidays set aside to honor Mother, Father, Veterans, and our Independence, that there was still a special day just for our country’s … Continue reading

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