Here we are now, the fourth (or final) Monday in May, celebrating since 1967, the federally-legislated holiday. Many strive to keep us true to the purpose and others ignore them, thinking that *memorial day* signifies the beginning of Summer.
I have four nephews in the Army right now.
I wonder what each is doing today?
One is in Jerusalem, according to his FB status for R&R.
One just returned from his honeymoon, again FB status info.
The activities of the third and fourth are unknown, but neither are in Afghanistan.... at the moment.
But whom I really like to remember is William Ferguson Smith, Confederate soldier and great, great grandfather. I've written about him here.
All in all, we'll enjoy our traditional summertime fare and pray for our soldiers before we partake.
BBQ Babyback Pork Ribs
(recipe compliments of Janet Walworth)
Corn on the Cob
Toasted French Bread
Iced Tea or Beer
Ice Cream Sandwiches
What do you think?
I'm reading up on the Battle of Seven Pines.