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Share a cup of tea with someone this Memorial Day.

Monday, May 25th 2015 @ 9:10 AM

Share a cup of tea with someone this Memorial Day. - Iced or Hot, a nice cuppa and your company will warm someone's heart. Many will mark the day with family gatherings and barbeques but don't forget what Memorial Day is. Here is a little reminder . . .

 

"Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering the people who died while serving in the country's armed forces. The holiday, which is observed every year on the last Monday of May, originated as Decoration Day after the American Civil War in 1868, when the Grand Army of the Republic, an organization of Union veterans — established it as a time for the nation to decorate the graves of the war dead with flowers. By the 20th century, competing Union and Confederate holiday traditions, celebrated on different days, had merged, and Memorial Day eventually extended to honor all Americans who died while in the military service. It typically marks the start of the summer vacation season, while Labor Day marks its end." . . . Wikipedia

For the Love of Tea. . .

Gail

 

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