Permit me an aside - I refer to it as Decoration Day because as a kid my great grandmother called it that. Each year she would get dressed up and decorate the graves of relatives, one of which served in the Civil War. Only later as an adult did I do some math and realize how our nation is not all that old. I was thirteen when my great grandmother passed away. I knew her well since we lived in the same town and visited her often. She lived to a ripe old age, into her mid-nineties. I have her driver's license and the year she was born was 1878. That was just thirteen years after Lincoln was assassinated. And I knew her well. Good heavens, how about that!
On to the contest. Given the topic, Memorial Day, it is only right that the topic be geared around those who served our nation. Here is how you enter the contest:
1. Tell us about an encounter or conversation you had with someone who has served our nation. It can be an impression you have from them, a story they told you, or maybe you have an item you inherited from someone who served - tell us about that.
There will be three winners chosen by random.org.
Each winner will receive a $50.00 credit to spend in our store on any items they like.
This is limited to CONUS only please.
We will let this run until a bit and then see who is chosen randomly.
~ The Captain