Category Archives: New York

Memorial Day 2013

Now that Our Dad is home, on this Memorial Day our thoughts and prayers are with all those families and friends who’ve lost loved ones. Recently as a family, we helped the local VFW and Scouts programs replace flags at veterans’ graves … Continue reading

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Veterans Day, Every Day

Happy Veterans Day. It’s an honor to pay tribute to all those who have served and all those currently serving. Please know that behind the scenes at Our Dad’s Flag, we are honoring you all with this project today and every day! … Continue reading

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New York Tri-State of Mind

The tide came in high this week in New York and all around the tri-state area, and not many were spared from the wrath of nature’s power. This week’s post will be kept simple in honor of those from the tri-state area of New York who were … Continue reading

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A Lucky Pocket

Chief McGlynn with Our Dad’s Flag at Tunnel to Tower Run 2012 It is said that you can take a boy out of the Bronx but not the Bronx out of the boy. There’s no finer New Yorker than this … Continue reading

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A Final US Open Rally

Our Dad’s Flag visit to the U.S. Open was amazing! Hopefully next year when Our Dad is back we’ll get down to the stadium for Arthur Ashe’s Kids Day and see some great matches as well. We thank Ms. Robin Jones for her … Continue reading

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Games, Sets, Matches

The end of summer is marked by the annual United States Open tennis tournaments held at the Arthur Ashe Stadium in Forest Hills, NY. Currently underway, the Open is sure to please all tennis enthusiasts, and even to date, it’s won our family … Continue reading

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The Pipes are Calling

You can hear it coming from a mile away. It whines, wails, groans and hums. Sounds annoying right? Wrong! Because on St. Patrick’s Day there’s no finer sound than that of the moans and pitches of bagpipes echoing through the … Continue reading

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Holding Out for A Hero

Recently, a group of Kindergarten students sat on the carpet during story time at the local elementary school. The librarian read them a book, recapped the moral of the story and when she was done she asked the children if … Continue reading

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