Memorial Day

Posting will be light today, as today is Memorial Day in the US, and many of us have community and/or family events we'll be attending.

On Memorial Day, we remember and honor the women and men of the US military services who have given their lives for their country. If there is someone specific you would like to acknowledge today, please feel welcome and encouraged to do that here.

I would like to remember my Uncle Edward, who served in the Pacific Theater during World War II, and was one of the 292,131 servicemembers who never came home. I never had the chance to meet him; the closest I ever got to him was dragging my fingers slowly across the raised fingers of his name on a bronze memorial gone green with age.

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