The Real Meaning…

I’m frustrated by people all over the country who view the day as anything BUT a day to remember our WAR DEAD. I hate hearing “Happy Memorial Day.”
It’s not Veterans Day. It’s not military appreciation day. Don’t thank me for my service. Please don’t thank me for my service. It’s take the time to pay homage to the men and women who died while wearing the cloth of this nation you’re so freely enjoying today, day.
We’ve all heard, “Freedom isn’t free.”
Since 1776, it’s actually cost us more than 1.3 million lives.
I hope you enjoy your weekend — but I hope you pause to remember, too.

4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. bettylouise31
    May 30, 2016 @ 13:27:53

    When I was child the was called Decoration Day. It was a day to honor your ancestors. Mother always to go the cemetery and put flowers on the family graves. I don’t remember when was changed to honor the war dead.

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  2. NickyB.
    May 30, 2016 @ 23:04:56

    So true!

    Reply

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