Memorial Weekend signals the beginning of summer! As we enjoy our cookouts, picnics, outings to the beach or lake, we'll also take time to remember the men and women who have served our country and those who have lost family members.
We have a parade each Memorial Day in my little town and it's awe-inspiring to see the marching veterans in their uniforms, stopping in the harbor to honor all the fallen at the Healing Field where over 400 flags are displayed. Young girls in pretty dresses toss floral wreaths into the water while the band plays. It's very Normal Rockwell and very moving. I always cry at parades.
Here's a guide to displaying your flag:
Posted by Merlyn Corcoran at 5:04 AM