Tag: Memorial Day

A Day to Remember: Memorial Day 2012

A Day to Remember: Memorial Day 2012

| May 26, 2013 | Reply

A friend of mine asked me to pass this along, written by John DeLallo, a veteran. I think it’s a lovely and short reminder that Memorial Day isn’t about an extra day off, a furniture sale, or a cookout. Though those are all good things, none of them would exist as we have them today […]

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Memorial Day 2012: Private Sadao Munemori and A Request for Hollywood

Memorial Day 2012: Private Sadao Munemori and A Request for Hollywood

| May 28, 2012 | Reply

Sadao Munemori was a hero, who loved his country to an extent we can not measure. He was American, born in Glendale, CA to parents who immigrated from Japan in the 1920s. When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, Munemori’s family were sent to the Manzanar internment camp. Munemori didn’t become bitter. He wanted to fight. […]

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Memorial Day 2010: Thank You

Memorial Day 2010: Thank You

| May 30, 2010 | 6 Replies

Tomorrow is Memorial Day. I wish I had something wonderful to say here, but I really don’t. When I think of the tens of thousands who spilled their blood so that I and mine didn’t have to spill ours, I am awed. I simply do not have anything adequate to say to express my gratitude. […]

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Memorial Day 2008

Memorial Day 2008

| May 26, 2008 | 1 Reply

It’s Memorial Day and I’m pretty much going to take most of the day off from blogging. My local baseball team is in town and I have pretty good seats, so I’ll be spending the afternoon at the ballpark. I’ll also be spending some time this morning in prayer for the friends and families of […]

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