As most of us in the USA prepare for the Memorial Day holiday weekend, I'd just like to pass on this wish: that all of us might take the time to remember not only those who have given their lives to defend this country, but also remember all of those around the world who have died as the result of humankind's inability to figure out how to live with and respect each other.
So on that glum note, please have a happy and safe (3-day in the USA) weekend.
--------- "Forward!" he cried from the rear, and the front ranks died.
The generals sat, and the lines on the map moved from side to side.