Tag Archives: Memorial Day

Remember the sacrifice

Since I returned to making art in 2012, it has been my tradition to sketch and meditate on the cost of our freedom and democracy at Tahoma National (VA) Cemetery on a day close to Memorial Day. I brought one … Continue reading

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Lest we forget…..

The day before Memorial Day – In remembrance of our war dead and their families…… Though I never want to deal the crowds on Memorial Day itself, for the past few years I have visited Tahoma National Cemetery in the … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2015

Since my return to sketching, I’ve sketched at a veteran’s memorial near each Memorial Day and Veterans Day.  It is a tribute and a meditation of the sacrifice.  Today I went to Tahoma VA National Cemetery.   Tomorrow it will be … Continue reading

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To honor the memory of our veterans

Since I returned to art 2 1/2 years ago, it has become my tradition to sketch at Tahoma VA National Cemetery,  or another memorial location, on Memorial Day and Veterans Day. It is my way of both remembering and honoring … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

Our nation’s warriors and veterans have been on my mind this weekend especially.  It’s been raining a lot, so I didn’t go to Tahoma National VA Cemetery to sketch, as I did last year.  I spend the weekend mindful of … Continue reading

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Memorial Day tribute

I decided it would be fitting to sketch at the Tahoma VA National cemetery as both a tribute to and a meditation on our deceased military members during Memorial Day weekend.  In the 2.5 hours I was there, I heard … Continue reading

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