Today is Decoration Day, the traditional day when neighbors gathered to cleanup the community cemetery, decorate the graves with fresh cut flowers and remember the dead
It has been a rough year, both here on the Trail and in real life. Six hundred thousand of our fellow Americans have died from the pandemic. I’ve lost 5 neighbors to various ailments that get most of us in the end, heart attacks strokes, cancer. Three of them were what I called my usual six suspects. The ones who showed up at every meeting, event and were the core of everything we have done. And of course our losses here on the Trail.
Tomorrow is for the war heroes but today is for the common folk. For the mothers, fathers, family, friends and neighbors.
It is an “open mike” so if you have a favorite song, poem please post them.
I will get the ball rolling first with my Mother-in-law’s favorite song followed by one of Sherry’s (aka, Mrs Jack)