Category Archives: RIP

A Memorial Reminder

The following is part of a post that I wrote on Memorial Day 2010. I’ve re-posted it each year since then, because each year I see signs which indicate that it bears repeating.  And sadly, each year since, more men and women have lost their lives in the service of our country.  I post it…

It’s not about service. It’s about death.

Memorial Day. I have a hard time with this Holiday.  Well, to be more specific – I have a hard time with the way the Holiday is “celebrated” these days. Is it me, or for many people, has Memorial Day just become the signal to the start of Summer…a day off work which creates a…

R.I.P. James Owen “The Rev” Sullivan

This post comes to you via Devilish Southern Belle. Wish she didn’t have reason to write it, though… 2009 has been the year of more talented people dying than I can remember in my almost 40 years, and I’ll be so glad to see it over! Avenged Sevenfold founder and drummer James Owen Sullivan, better…