Approaching Memorial Day

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Approaching Memorial Day

I appreciate being schooled  in the significance of special occasions and the meaning of Holidays.

Since  Friday the nature of this areas has changed. Traffic is different: evidenced by increasing numbers of "foreign" state plates,  especially in the rain, of visitors attempting to compete with the nuances of Utah driving methods.

Cemeteries are becoming oceans of floral tributes, masses of flowers that have been appearing since Thursday. This activity heralds Memorial Day.

At dawn tomorrow, our driveway will boast a large flag placed  for the day by our local Boy Scout Troop.

The activity of family gatherings, requiring assembly of family members,  here or away, is of importance. Some say that they are anticipating the start of summer, a time of family cookouts, others of sad reflection of lost loved ones. Here our celebrations are with unusually heay rain (and a new cover of snow on the mountains). CL and I have been invited to join  a friend's family for their afternoon gathering.

Seeing that I am the relative newcomer to Memorial Day and the person in need of the education , my wife has carefully explained its significance, as we have compared our experiences of  our families' history in service to our respective countries pursuits of freedom, of losses and joyous returns.

We respect others' celebrations/observance of the occasion in whatever form they may takeMay your commemorations of Memorial Day be profound.

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Gary Coles (International Referrals)
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Larry,  I hope you really enjoy your Memorial Day.  I will probably be shoveling snow again. LOL

May 29, 2011 02:24 PM #1
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Cindy Jones
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Larry-Memorial Day is very significant to our family. 

May 29, 2011 02:28 PM #2
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Larry O'Sullivan
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Gary - think of the exercise you're getting. Enjoy the day.

Cindy - may you experience all you hope for this Memorial Day. Thanks for your insight.

May 29, 2011 02:35 PM #3
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Sandy Acevedo
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Hi Larry, Hope you have great Memorial and Day! I like that your wife explained the significance and you have embraced it.

May 30, 2011 03:42 AM #4
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Larry O'Sullivan
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Sandi - and to you too. I had similar Remembrances in Australia, but on different dates. Sad, but encouraging times.

May 30, 2011 06:11 AM #5
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Marguerite Roland
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Memorial Day is all about the military personnel that keeps us safe !

Thank you for the post.

Marguerite

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