The second day of July, 1776, will be the most memorable epoch in the history of America. I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated by succeeding generations as the great anniversary festival. It ought to be commemorated as the day of deliverance, by solemn acts of devotion to God Almighty. It ought […]
I don’t know what you think about anniversaries. I like them, being always minded to drink my cup of life to the bottom, and take my chance of the sweets and bitters.
The temptation on any anniversary is just to look back. But on Dec. 7, 1942, the country did not just look back on the sunken Arizona. It looked forward to the destruction of Japan.
Men hold the anniversaries of their birth, of their marriage, of the birth of their first-born, and they hold – although they spread no feast, and ask no friends to assist – many another anniversary besides. On many a day in every year does a man remember what took place on that selfsame day in […]
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
Most modern calendars mar the sweet simplicity of our lives by reminding us that each day that passes is the anniversary of some perfectly uninteresting event.