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The Stillness of a Memorial Day Morning

And every morning for the mourned

Memorial Day morning, 2022. Not a breath of wind to animate the flag. Photo by author — all rights reserved.

Memorial Day means many things.

For children too young to remember or too young to understand, it’s the first real day of summer. Shorts and t-shirts. Picnics and barbecues. Hot dogs and burgers on the grill. Heaping bowls of red, white, and blue fruit (strawberries…

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