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Memorial Day reminds us of the value of ‘us’ and ‘we,’ not ‘I’

Posted by on May 28, 2012

Memorial Day celebrations should remind us of the value of “us” and “we,” not ‘I.” If you listen to our veterans who talk about fighting wars, reflect upon those who gave their lives in war, and express gratitude and pride for those who are actively serving in wars to keep our children and nation safe, […]

A Memorial Day Lesson in Pride

Posted by on May 31, 2010

Veterans know how to teach us something even when they don’t intend to do so. Today I chatted with Joe, a senior neighbor, who enjoys a good conversation.  This Memorial Day, the conversation centered upon Joe’s participation in Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) activities and, in particular, a recognition event to celebrate the holiday weekend. Joe shared with […]