Tag Archives: My unending Memorial Day

Memorial Day in myth and memory.

Long ago, in another lifetime, I was a soldier. It’s a noble profession, but in many ways, thankless. That’s not a pejorative, either: mostly appreciated in dangerous times, the soldier often is forsaken during peace and prosperity. We¬†come to expect this, so perhaps that’s how it should be. My college roommate, Dominic Rocco Baragona, would […]