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Peonies

It was the only Memorial Day that dad displayed the 49 star American Flag because the next one happened after Hawaii became a State of the Union. This  necessitated dad to purchase yet another new Flag before Labor Day that … Continue reading

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The Bellamy Salute

If you’ve been reading bluejayblog for any length of time, you know that I enjoy investigating arcane subjects.  Sometimes I just like to dig up forgotten aspects of common subjects. I have a vague recollection about the original version of … Continue reading

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U.S. Flag Day

As a child, I grew up under three different U.S. flags.  As a family, we owned one of each.  I started out under the 48 star flag.  For about a year, dad flew the 49 star flag.  He retired that … Continue reading

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