Monday, May 31, 2010

Memorial Day 2010

Last week I spent 3 days in Washington D.C. chaperoning a graduation trip. It was very moving to see all the sights and here are a few pictures and videos that relate to today being Memorial Day.

"Freedom is not Free" sign from the Korean War Memorial

Korean War Memorial

Vietnam War Memorial

World War II Memorial



This video is from the World War II Memorial. There are 4,000 Gold Stars on the wall and each star represents 100 soldiers who were killed in World War II
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At Arlington Cemetery there are 2 things that everyone makes sure to see, one is where JFK is buried, the second is the changing of the guards at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
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Sunday, May 23, 2010

NCIS Season 7 Recap

This Tuesday, May 25th 2010 will be the Finale for Season 7 of NCIS. A lot has happened and here is a short video recap of what has occurred so far.

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Bud Light Real Men of Genius on WGN Morning News

Greatest Coaches Countdown - #44 Ara Parseghian

Sport: College Football
Stops: Miami (Ohio) (1951 - 1955)
Northwestern (1956 - 1963)
Notre Dame (1964 - 1974)
Record: 170 - 58 - 6 (.739 Winning Percentage)
Championship: 2

Fun Facts
  1. Parseghian is the first non-Notre Dame alum to coach the Irish and he immediately turned a 2 - 7 team in 1963 into a 9 - 1 squad in 1964
  2. In 2007 Notre Dame unveiled a statue in his honor, which depicts players carrying him off the field in triumph following the 1971 Cotton Bowl Classic

Monday, May 10, 2010

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Ernie Harwell Farewell Address

This video is from Sept. of 2009. Ernie Harwell was the long time announcer for the Detroit Tigers and on that night they were honoring Harwell for his years of service to the team. Last night Ernie Harwell died at the age of 92. He was an excellent announcer and this video is a fitting tribute to say goodbye to Mr. Ernie Harwell.