Posts by John Hartvigsen

Three Cheers for the Red, White & Blue!

Three Cheers for the Red, White & Blue!

On June 14th in 1777 the Second Continental Congress passed a resolution proposed by the Marine Committee:  “Resolved: that the...

Memorial Day

Memorial Day

It is a Jewish custom to place a pebble or small rock on a tombstone when visiting a grave.  One...

Syttende Mai

Syttende Mai

The Norwegian flag plays a central role on the celebration of Norway’s great national holiday.  Sometimes called the “Constitution Day”...