April Square Tops: Flagpoles

Looking up at the top of flagpoles in Arromanches, Normandy, France. These are the flags of the nations who participated in the D-Day invasion on the side of the Allies. Arromanches is the site of Port Winston, an artificial harbor created by the British using truck bodies and barges. You can go down on the […]

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RDP: Nations of Allies

The Ragtag Daily Prompt today (1/25/20) is nation. The blogger, Marilyn Armstrong, who wrote about the state of our nation said it much the same way as I would, so I won’t repeat the sentiment, but instead provide a link to her blog. For my contribution, I remember more valiant days in our history.  I […]

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FOTD: D-Day Garden Flowers

At Arromanches, Normandy, France, a garden, including flowers and sculptures, was created for the 75th anniversary of D-Day. These flowers constituted the “ground cover” of 1/2 of the garden. More of the garden: On the left side, are the flowers and remembrance. On the right is the stark reality of war, with obstacles, half-sunken ships, […]

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