Category: Memorial Day

Yes, it is "Happy" Memorial Day

Yes, it is "Happy" Memorial Day
Another Memorial Day is on the horizon, the eighth since the day took on personal meaning for me. Once again, I’m overwhelmed with events to attend, speeches to make, and attempting to appear whole in public while hiding my shattered heart. As happens every year, there is the inevitable discussion of the appropriateness of wishing... Read more »

A Letter to Combat Veterans on Memorial Day

A Letter to Combat Veterans on Memorial Day
Dear Combat Veteran, As a combat veteran, particularly if you are still in uniform, but even if you simply wear the hat people are going to thank you for your service in honor of Memorial Day. You will probably spend at least part of the National Mattress Sale Day weekend at a military or patriotic... Read more »
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    Born and bred in Chicago, now living in the wilds of far suburbia. I'm a Gold Star Mom. My views are generally politically and socially conservative, though I am far from a Party line Republican. I believe in this country, our Constitution and above all, in the right of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. I believe our government is supposed to serve the people, not tell them how to live. To me, this is just common sense, but since it seems to be a minority opinion, it has become "Uncommon Sense".

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