The Fourth of July comes around and there are American flags everywhere. A local couple didn't just want to celebrate America the old-fashioned way, so they decided to create a completely different kind of flag - in their lawn.
Memorial Day is the day where we remember those who have lost their lives fighting for this country, our freedoms, and the ability to enjoy a weekend. I knew that the one place I wanted to spend that was at the Saratoga National Cemetery.
He's been there before; crushing an Olympic run, taking home the gold medal and reveling in all it's glory. But for Shaun White, it was an Olympic moment he wished he could have back. White’s post-race actions of dragging the American flag through the snow caused outrage among some television viewers and naturally the twitter universe followed.
Two local women received word that an American flag had been disrespectfully tossed into a dumpster at local gas station and decided to investigate it themselves. What they found was not one, but three flags in the trash. The question now; who put them there?
I went to a Catholic school so we started every morning with a prayer and then pledge over the loudspeaker. Even though some schools are deciding to not do the pledge anymore, it's good to see that even children understand the importance and what it means.