Memorial Day

“Greater love has no one than this,  that he lay down his life for his friends.” Jesus Some people think Memorial Day is a time to recognize those who have served in the American military. It’s not. That’s Veterans’ Day. If you want to thank someone for their service on Memorial Day you should beContinue reading “Memorial Day”

Aperol Spritz

I got up from my barstool soon after she ordered her Aperol Sprtiz. We both knew her delicate posterior was more deserving of comfort than my pasty ass. She was fiddling about on her phone, like I was, trying to find the perfect, or at least most easily accessible, emoji to express the ephemera ofContinue reading “Aperol Spritz”

Memorial Day – In Flanders Fields

John McCrae This Memorial Day I’d like to share a poem written in remembrance of a fallen soldier. John McCrae was a Canadian doctor who also fancied himself a bit of a poet. On May 3, 1915 the 42 year old presided over the funeral of a friend who had died at the Second BattleContinue reading “Memorial Day – In Flanders Fields”