Web Toolbar by Wibiya

Bridget M.

is modding

 
 
 

GL PROFILES

More Friends = More Fun

 
 

GL
Tweets !

11 HOURS AGO 6 heart-pumpin' holiday jams to jam out to: http://t.co/ZcwVtiUtBF

14 HOURS AGO Tired of people thinking you're the dumb girl? http://t.co/H9Pby1wY88

15 HOURS AGO Gorgeous winter skin in just 4 easy steps: http://t.co/ZkWi31pHvW

 

sponsored links

What is Memorial Day, anyway?

   
What’s it all about?
Memorial Day is a national holiday that was created to honor those who died in our nation's service. It always falls on the last Monday of May, and often marks the beginning of the summer season.
Originally called "Decoration Day” upon its conception in 1868, the holiday was meant to mourn soldiers who had died in the Civil War. After World War I, it was extended so that citizens could honor any American soldier that died in combat, regardless of the war in which they fought.
What’s happening today?
A nation-wide moment dedicated to remembrance occurs at 3 p.m. local time on Memorial Day. The U.S. flag is traditionally flown at half-staff from dawn until noon as well. An annual concert also takes place at the Capitol. Many towns and cities also host Memorial Day parades to honor locals who have served the U.S. Be on the lookout for marching bands, outdoor music festivals and special services at churches and cemeteries.
What should you do?
Take your pick, babe! Tune in to watch the concert on T.V. or attend a local fete with family and friends. Many people choose this weekend to celebrate the coming of summer. Grills are fired up and pools are opened, so don’t forget your swimsuit. Wanna pay tribute to the brave individuals who fight for our rights? Lay flowers on graves at a local cemetery or gather your girl friends for a service day spent weeding, cleaning up gravestones and volunteering at veteran’s hospitals and shelters.
What are you gonna do on the big day, sweeties? 

BY KELLY HATTER ON 5/26/2014 12:00:00 AM

POSTED IN , ,

< PREVIOUS   NEXT >   
comments powered by Disqus
 
Your BFF picked out the ugliest dress imaginable for the holiday party you’re hosting. You…



 
 
X

#CyborgMonday is here...

 

Burning for the latest

from the Lunar Chronicles? 

 

CLICK HERE for free excerpts, exclusive new content and insider secrets from the series.

 

+ Win a Sephora "Glamour Yourself" gift card!  

 
Posts From Our Friends

sponsored links