memorial day Tag

The charcoal was lit. The hot dogs and hamburgers were ready. The pools were open (for the most part) and the heat was on this past weekend. Memorial Day finally arrived and brought with it a freedom to return to some normalcy, as the weather pushed us out of the house with a taste of summer.  This year, this holiday seems to take on a different tone and meaning. While we enjoyed this day with family and friends (from a safe, social distance of course), it served as a reminder of not only the freedoms that have slowly returned after...