Posts tagged "Memorial Day"

Memorial Day

Memorial Day
My Dad was always a parade guy.  He loved this country, fought for it.  He counted every day as a gift after seeing death as a 20 year old, navigating daylight missions from England to Germany. He saw bombadiers jump out of planes, forgetting to reattach parachutes that the cramped quarters impeded.  Watched planes draw... Read more »

Poppies

Despite the local melancholy over the Bulls and Oprah fading away, this is the weekend we kick off our celebration of summer, with all its glories here in Chicago.  My flowers are in the ground and pots.  Sure, they could have used sweaters this week, but they are being stoic.   The fake knee has... Read more »