Tag: Memorial Day

no barbecue until you remember, please

new link, then some repriseYou’re all grown-ups, so can do what you want. But if you begin your holiday festivities today before acknowledging that the holiday today is a somber one, you’re not doing it right. I was going to

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for Memorial Day, remember & learn before eating & drinking

reprise I & reprise III don’t think I can put it any better than I said it two years ago: Every American service member who has died in service is a tragedy for his or her family and for a

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a sacred secular day of memory

we cannot remember what we do not knowWe all have individual family, friends and others to remember today, which is good. Good, too, is a lesson about how this holiday came to be, some of which was familiar to me

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today is for memory and …

MemorialI have been wearing a number 40 red football jersey all weekend with someone’s name on it who I’ve never met and wasn’t a fan of while he played, but am remembering this weekend. Who are you remembering? Some years

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