I am going to enjoy life after 50 if it kills me!

This articles expresses better than I the reasons we take a day off on Memorial Day.  It’s not for the parties, picnics, or sales.  The piece spoke to me because as a kid, Memorial Day morning involved a parade to our local cemetery, laying wreaths on veterans’ graves, and the recitation of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address.

I hope it speaks to you, too.

http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/51883322-82/nation-war-dead-dedicated.html.csp

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