‘Merica — A culture of empty excess

Another Memorial Day…

Another pointless party day

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I grew up around military bases because Father was a career Navy man. Memorial Day used to be kind of a big deal. There was meaning in the day. On whichever base he was stationed, we always attended sober events honoring the fallen.

The mornings began with attending solemn events with historical exhibits. Afterward, there was often an air show or a guided tour of the big ships, equally thrilling in their own right to children. And later…

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Author, D. Denise Dianaty
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