The Lost Memorial Day Picnic

All holidays are evocative of the past - it sort of goes with the territory - but each has it's own set of memories, and memories are what Memorial Day is all about, beginning with it's very name. Of course it was originally called Decoration Day, but that's kind of beside the point. It was … Continue reading The Lost Memorial Day Picnic

Memorial Day Tickles Nostalgia Bone

I was thinking that we often talk about how something tickles our funnybone, so maybe it's acceptable to say that Memorial Day tickles my nostalgia bone. The reason for that is that even though I know it's a holiday with a traditional meaning, it always makes me think of the start of Summer picnic weather, … Continue reading Memorial Day Tickles Nostalgia Bone