Before the relaxation and contentedness from Memorial Day Weekend (MDW) completely fades, take a moment to appreciate the meaning of the holiday. Traditionally, the last day of May is devoted to honoring and remembering both men and woman who died in military service. It’s also the unofficial kick-off of summer in America. Which means that beaches will now be life-guarded, and typically start charging admission.
Although I’ve had family members who served in the military, and fought during WWII (my grandpa on my mother’s side); there aren’t any immediate family members serving in the active military. And fortunately, most of the people in my network were unscathed when terrorists attacked New York City (NYC) on September 11th, 2001. What all this can be filtered down to is the following: service brings honor. Whether that’s military service, growing a business that serves the community, or the blessed men and women who don some kind of uniform for work each day. Read more