Well said, thank you.Merle
I had toe xplain that the Day was one of Rememberance of those who died for their country , not all veterans....too many times.
Upon reading this I have decided to adopt a new resolution. Next year - if God grants me the time to see it - before the burgers, brats and hot dogs are served a blessing will be asked. And it will be asked not for us, but for those we got the day off to remember. I have been fortunate enough that while many members of my family have gone off to war, they all came back. Time to think of those not so fortunate.
Well, I had some ice cream on Memorial Day. But that was after Pack, Troop and Crew 69 marched in the Western Springs Memorial Day Parade. Maybe the Scouts will think about it a little.
I started this blog so the child I gave up for adoption could get to know me, and in turn, her children, as well as share stories for a family that lives too far away. So please keep it friendly and kid safe. Posts that are only a link or include an ad for an unknown business automatically to to SPAM..