“Good Flag, Bad Flag”

Good afternoon everyone! It’s Sarah here, back after a few weeks of schedule clashes. I’m getting ready to graduate in two weeks, so life is pretty hectic! On today’s agenda is the pamphlet Good Flag, Bad Flag by Ted Kaye. It goes … Continue reading

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Half-Staff Notification

President Obama has directed that all government flags be flown at half -staff on Friday, May 15 in  recognition of Peace Officers Memorial Day and encourages all Americans to follow suit. On Peace Officers Memorial Day and during Police Week, … Continue reading

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Statement about Wind Slits

Happy spring, all! It’s Sarah here. I know it’s technically been spring for a few weeks, but it hasn’t truly begun to feel like it until this past week. We can finally shed our heavy sweaters and parkas and let … Continue reading

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Our Commercial is LIVE!

Here at About Flags, we are excited to announce that our first ever commercial is now LIVE on Youtube! Check it out if you want to hear Marilyn’s American Idol-worthy singing!

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Get the Scoop on Avenue Banners

It’s Sarah here, your favorite About Flags blogger (sorry Marilyn)! Chances are, you have probably seen avenue banners hanging on lampposts throughout your municipality, local theme park/museum, or college campus, but did you know that builders are now using them … Continue reading

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Where to Buy American Flags?

There are a number of brick-and-mortar locations across the country where you can purchase American flags. Although their authenticity may not be in question, their quality can vary from seller to seller depending on their source. Here are a few … Continue reading

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How Many Stars On the American Flag?

As the third oldest of the National Standards of the world, the United States Flag has gone through many changes One of the most visible changes has been the number of stars it contains. From the first unofficial national flag … Continue reading

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How to Dispose of an American Flag When Torn?

Is your American flag hanging by a thread on its pole? Has it torn or is it tattered? If you answered yes to either of these questions, most people would suggest you invest in a new flag. But before you … Continue reading

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Use Flag Poles that Rotate with the Wind this March

March Weather Calls for Wind-friendly Flag Poles. March seems to have blown February away; the wind that we’ve been experiencing has made the winter seem even more bitter and unbearable, if that’s even possible. From the inside of the house, … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day from About Flags!

A reminder to all husbands, fiancees, and boyfriends: Valentine’s Day is in just 10 days! If you have yet to make a reservation to your sweetheart’s favorite restaurant, I would suggest you do so now, because they’re filling up quick! … Continue reading

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