Memorial Day addenda…

Even after now four years, it felt strange to watch the ceremonies at Arlington on TV, rather than watching it there. The laying of the wreath is very solemn, and even with all the dignitaries and media there, John Q. … Continue reading

In Memoriam…

Honoring those who did not make it back. May you rest in peace, your brothers and sisters have the watch. … Continue reading

Memorial Day weekend…

‘In Flanders Fields’ is a poem that was written in 1915 by Canadian physician and Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae to honor a soldier friend of his, Lieutenant Alexis Helmer, who had been killed in battle. The poem was also the … Continue reading

Memorial Day weekend…

Lots of folks are off for a long weekend, and will be hitting the sales and enjoying picnics, etc. But take a moment and remember those in the military who never came home and will never be able to enjoy … Continue reading

It’s not about Veterans…

Memorial Day weekend is about those who cashed that blank check and gave their lives… As you enjoy your three day weekend, take a moment and remember those who never made it back home. And last, but not least, Ramirez… … Continue reading

Lest We Forget…

Memorial Day, 2017. It’s not about those of us surviving veterans, it’s the one million plus that gave their all for the United States in times of war and peace. Please take a moment and say a prayer for them … Continue reading

Remembering…

We will get together today to do burgers and dogs, and remember those who didn’t come back. 2 Army, 1 Navy, 1 USAF, 1 South African Navy in the same house ‘may’ be interesting… And this one is particularly appropriate… … Continue reading

Memorial Day…

1,354,664… That is the least number of American fighting men and women we’ve lost to all wars since we became a country… Documentation in the early days was sketchy, so the number may realistically be higher. May all of them, … Continue reading

Memorial Day Weekend…

It’s NOT about those of us that came back, it’s about those who didn’t make it home… Take a moment, say a prayer for your freedoms and the military men and women who gave their lives that you may enjoy … Continue reading