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Memorial Parkway

This has nothing to do with crafts or finishing any projects, but it’s a tradition I think is incredibly sweet, and is beautifully designed.

We live along Victory Memorial Parkway in Minneapolis, a lush greenway designed to honor local soldiers and nurses who died in World War I.

Every Memorial Day, someone gets up before daylight to plant a flag at each stone marking the name of one soldier.


It’s incredible to look down the long path and see flags have sprouted up overnight. The people who planned this tribute timed it perfectly. In an area set aside for the Minnesota units who served in the Civil War, trees spread pink blossoms over the markers, as if in blessing.



Down to the tiniest detail, it’s a lovely tribute.


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