Archives for: May 26th, 2017

The General & the Hymn

Written by on May 26, 2017

The Iwo Jima Memorial on the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery is a holy place to Marines and their families. Joe Rosenthal’s Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph of Marines raising Old Glory atop Mt. Suribachi during World War II enshrined in copper is one of the most iconic memorials in Washington. On a sunny and warm weekday […]

A Whistle That Touches My Heart: Frances Ullman

Written by on May 10, 2017

Name: Frances Ullman Home: Alexandria, VA Job: My Mom Fran’s Whistle: Empathy How I Know Fran: We met on May 9, 1963 at 3:16 pm in the delivery room of Peck Memorial Hospital in Brooklyn, NY, though I have no recollection of the blessed event. Whistle in Action: In our kitchen growing up hung a […]