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The Flags at the Cemetery

Written By: Paul G. Kengor  |  Posted: Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

Like many Americans, Memorial Day never ceases to move me. Rivaled only by Christmas and Easter, it's the most poignant time of the year for me, maybe because, like Christmas and Easter, it's about life, death, and remembrance.

This Memorial Day, several images stick with me Recently, I was sitting at the waiting room at the nearby hospital, alternately reading something and checking email on my BlackBerry, consumed by my own little modern, technological world.

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