MEMORIAL DAY – LET’S REMEMBER WHAT IT REALLY MEANS

23May15

I first posted this article two years ago and received a warm response. Here it is again, something to think about before the party gets started!

A View From the Nose Bleed Seats

To most people, Memorial Day marks the end of school, the beginning of summer, the season’s first full-blown BBQ party, or simply another reason to drink beer and watch the ball game.

It’s understandable, given that it coincides with the temperatures rising to summer proportions.  And let’s not forget, it’s a three-day weekend.  You can’t let that pass without a party, right?

Besides, we’ve always had a barbeque party this weekend, so why stop now.

You know what — I agree.  It’s a great time to get together with family and friends and enjoy each other’s company, whether it’s at the beach, at the lake, at a ball game or in your back yard.

But here’s a thought to add to the party.  Let’s take a minute, sixty whole seconds, to remember why this holiday exists.

It wasn’t created with the idea of parties in mind.  It didn’t come about by…

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