Monday, May 29, 2017

Memorial Day and a Visit to a National Cemetery - Fort Custer

Memorial Day - remembering those who made the greatest sacrifice.

Today we spent time visiting the grave of Daryl's parents, and paying respects to all those who have served our country.  Hundreds of people could be seen doing the same thing...standing, sitting, chatting, silent, tears, dry eyes, all walks of life...sharing a moment to stop and pause and reflect.

We walked some, and drove some, and stopped in an area we have always thought was important - the German Memorial.  I am not sure how many people know this story, and it is one worth sharing.

We had stopped at a spot nearby for lunch, and Taps was being played.  A gentleman in the restaurant
stood and removed his hat...a lovely and appropriate gesture for such a day.

I don't know what you did today...but our day was just perfect.  Emotional, and bittersweet.

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