My Memorial Day Plans


This Memorial Day weekend, astronauts on board the space station are unpacking the gear. Rather than kick their feet up this Memorial Day weekend, the astronauts aboard the International Space Station will be unloading cargo from the first private

By Valerie Strauss Memorial Day commemorations ordinarily involve parades, concerts, barbecues, sporting events and a lot of flag-waving. Here's a more introspective way to commemorate the national holiday: Read some poetry about war.

Yeah it's Memorial Day. And while images of soldiers and patriotic bunting has become a wafer-thin gesture to “honor our heroes” as we kick off the outdoor party season, the rise of citizens movements has empowered a new way to both recognize the

I can honestly say that this Memorial Day weekend started the year before. I was in attendance at Yale University's Senior Class of 2011 closing ceremonies for my younger cousin, who has now gone on to Harvard for medical school. On Sunday, May 22,

This Memorial Day weekend, astronauts on board the space station are unpacking the gear. Rather than kick their feet up this Memorial Day weekend, the astronauts aboard the International Space Station will be unloading cargo from the first private

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