New Zealand Style Memorial Day–Anzac Day

New Zealand Style Memorial Day–Anzac Day

Memorial Day–New Zealand Style By Matthew Wright Guest Post at Bayard & Holmes     In one of the quirks of history, both New Zealand and Australia remember their war dead on 25 April – which isn’t when any war ended. It’s the day in 1915 when both nations...
Why Remembering Matters

Why Remembering Matters

By Piper Bayard America is not a location. America is an ideal. It is the dream of a country where the government answers to the people, and not the other way around. Because America is an ideal, Americans are not born. Rather, America, itself, is born anew with each...

One of the Many

By Piper Bayard My family will gather at the graves today. As I think on The Ones Who Have Gone Before, echos of laughter, adages, card games, and dipped chocolates bring them to life from the mists of my memory. Each of them played a part in making me who I am. Of...