Monday, May 29, 2017

Memorial Day, 2017 -- May 29, 2017

On Memorial Day it is fitting and proper to remember the men and women who gave their lives, who continue to give their lives, to give us the country we deserve.

“Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it” — Mark Twain

I took this photo on 14-December-2007 at the National Cemetery in the Presidio.
Happy 100th birthday to President John F Kennedy.  He was a World War II veteran, who had served on PT boats in the Pacific Theater.  He loved boats.  One of my earliest memories is of my mother crying while watching his funeral on television.  When I grew up, many homes that I visited had a photo of him hanging on a wall.  Later reports indicated that he was not always a nice person, but he deserved to live and watch his family grow up.  Many people see his murder as the beginning of a very bad decade. 

Working America

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