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Remember those on Memorial Day in NYC, and in America.

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As I sit here getting ready to start the long three day weekend the upcoming holiday has me reflecting a bit.

Memorial Day means many things to many people. For the masses out there it is the unofficial start of the Summer season. For others it’s a time to travel and visit family. The three day weekend for those who get the day off is a time to relax and even take an extended vacation. Yet, I feel many people forget the actual significance of this day set aside by our country to observe. Memorial Day is meant to be more than about partying, the beach, drinking, BBQ’ing, and vacations. It’s a day set aside to honor and remember our war dead. For those who served in our Armed Forces to protect and fight for our freedom, and lost their lives while doing it. Continue reading Remember those on Memorial Day in NYC, and in America.

WHAT IS WRONG WITH PEOPLE NOWADAYS? IS CHIVALRY AND COMMON COURTESY A BYGONE THING?

Is it just me or am I noticing such a total lack of respect from not just younger kids nowadays, but also grown adults? Now, I don’t want to sound like an old fart complaining about the younger generation, or a self-righteous ass thinking the worst of every grown person around me, but it is really concerning to me what is wrong with people that they can’t even be considerate to each other anymore. I travel a lot and this is not just a NYC thing – it’s everywhere.

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