Norwichtown Cemetery from pre-revolution to to French Troops who fought beside us in the revolution and on to now. Is that not enough? Almost 300 hundred years. Take a moment today to reflect on what Memorial day means. “But what may be needed to return the solemn, and even sacred, spirit back to Memorial Day is for a return to its traditional day of observance. Many feel that when Congress made the day into a three-day weekend in with the National Holiday Act of 1971, it made it all the easier for people to be distracted from the spirit and meaning of the day. As the VFW stated in its 2002 Memorial Day address: “Changing the date merely to create three-day weekends has undermined the very meaning of the day. No doubt, this has contributed greatly to the general public’s nonchalant observance of Memorial Day.” from Memorial Day History. Have a listen to Bobby Darin’s “Simple Song of Freedom” I like Tim Hardin’s version better. peace pjc
Take a moment, say a pray, support the troops bring them home.