Among the Graves


Photo by Charkrem

An article in The Opinion Pages of today’s New York
Times
caught my attention. It begins:

“Today, there are families knotted in mourning for a soldier recently lost in Iraq or Afghanistan. There are families for which mourning has become an absence more persistently felt than they could ever have imagined.”

Click here to keep reading.

Last year, we read In Flanders Fields and we discussed 10 ideas for Memorial Day.

This year, whatever we do, let’s remember those who paid the ultimate price with their lives so that we could experience the ultimate freedom in ours.

As the NYT article says, “These are things worth remembering here in the last blush of spring, the first flush of summer.”

Happy Memorial Day,

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