Memorial Day 2024

Ed Marsh | May 27, 2024

This isn't another of those scolding posts.

You know the difference between Veterans Day and Memorial Day.

Today is for somber reflection for some, and merely the rubicon beyond which white pants may be worn for others.

Yes, there are commercial events and sales that are unseemly given the essence of Memorial Day. Cookouts to gather friends and neighbors are common and welcome.

But what's an appropriate way to recognize Memorial Day? Shawn Ryan offers a great answer - in a question.

When you go to bed tonight, will you confidently tell the person looking back from the mirror that you lived your life in a way that justifies the sacrifice made by others?