Martin Sumichrast | Memorial Day Tribute


Memorial Day weekend always signalled the start of summer when I was a young boy. Unlike today, when school seems to go a few weeks past Memorial Day, our last day was always the Friday before. I still remember those Fridays before the long weekend. My parents owned a small condo in Bethany Beach, Delaware (it was 209S, Dover House in Sea Colony for those of you familiar with the place). We would all take turns loading up our car, voices of my brothers gathering last minute things, and hearing my parents hustling us along to leave for our summer road trip to our condo rests fondly in my memories as I do the same with my family today. (see full article here)