Memorial Day, 2019

Once I knew the reason for Memorial/Decoration Day, I did not feel as festive as many that seemed to view it primarily as a reason to have a raucous three-day weekend and perhaps get involved in an alcohol-related personal watercraft accident. All of the male relatives of my parents’ generation served in the military in WWII or Korea, and thankfully, all returned home relatively unscathed. They gave ‘some’, so are really not the subject today.

Today is for those that gave ‘all’.

I join you in thanking them for their sacrifice, I hope we deserve it…

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I am the non-admin personality of blivet tool & die I have been academically trained as a professional archaeologist (MA, RPA) and now live in Arvada, CO. Father, husband, scientist, geek of several trades, and high-functioning Autistic adult. Future planetary expatriate?