We know there are questions around travel amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Read our note here. From the first flag-like objects waved by armies in ancient Egypt, flags have held a vital importance to the societies they represent. Today, many countries even have laws against the desecration of national flags. These banners of sovereignty offer nations an opportunity to represent themselves […]
In case it’s not obvious, I enjoy flags. When I was young, I wrote to all 50 U. S. states and managed to get small flags from most of them, around 3″ by 5″. The two exceptions were Washington state that sent me a large plastic flag, around 2′ by 3′ and Ohio, which sent me a similar sized cloth flag. I later had a small Guam flag picked up by a cousin as he was on his back from Vietnam. He also gave me a regular sized South Vietnamese flag. I lost all the flags in moves over the years.
I have several 3″ by 5″ state and national flags I picked up a few years ago.