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Reader talks about the day afterwards Memorial Day
Yesterday was Memorial Day. I put out my American Banderole in advanced of the abode again aloof to my patio to adore a ablaze breakfast with my two dogs, Mikey and Sydney. It was a admirable day in South Texas. Peaceful and quiet.
As I sat and reflected on the holiday, my apperception anon alternate to my canicule of adolescence and canicule of dreams.
To a time after the affliction and aches of loss. To a time that promised the accomplishment of adolescence dreams and answers to the admiration and brightness of activity itself. The botheration that I was experiencing bygone morning as I sat and enjoyed the day, however, was that some of my accompany never had the advenious to accomplish their dreams or acquisition their answers to the admiration and brightness that was their life.
And I reflected on this Memorial Day with abstruse anguish and sorrow. To accept accepted my accompany you would accept apparent the affiance that they had.
What depressed me the best about
yesterday was alive that what best bodies knew of Memorial Day was alone that it was J.C. Penney’s or Kohl’s or Macy’s anniversary 30 or 40 percent off specials for that day. Shop. Go out to the beach. Adore addition Monday anniversary after accepting to go to work. How abounding took the time to absolutely reflect for a moment on artlessly anniversary the men and women who died while confined this abundant nation?
How abounding never gave a anion to all the abandoned men and women who never alternate from war? Young, innocent boys like you and I acclimated to be.
The botheration is we’re actuality and they’re not. We’ve gotten older, while they abide adolescent in our memories.
We’ve lived our dreams and tasted the ambrosia of life, while they were plucked from our bosom in the blink of an eye, in a acerbity of , betrayal and ignorance. And as I put out my banderole bygone morning, I anion about those accompany who died in Vietnam and about the bags aloft bags of others who already had dreams, and accompany and families. And I ane why them? Why not me?
Age makes me admiration about such things.
How abounding Memorial Canicule accept anesthetized back I alternate from war myself? How abounding Memorial Canicule accept I remembered my collapsed friends?
There is no such affair as a blessed Memorial Day. Bygone should accept been a day to reflect and to contemplate the lives of those we knew and those abounding others that served and whose lives were ed in the prime of their existence. War betrays and deceives the best innocent amid us. War promises futures, extinguishes dreams and shatters destinies.
Yesterday was Memorial Day. I put out my American banderole in advanced of the abode and I remembered. I remembered the canicule of my adolescence and the canicule that I aggregate with my accompany who never alternate from war. For me, Memorial Day comes every morning that I deathwatch up. I ane and accordingly I am, and I am them as well.
Al Garcia, Harlingen
Happy Memorial Day Nedir