Tyrades! Is this what Memorial Day means to you?
May 26, 2022
So I can spend more time with my family, I am turning this week’s column over to a bright fourth-grade student from an unnamed American small town.
Hi. My name is Liam. My history teacher, Mr. Burkhalter, assigned us to write a 500-word essay about lack of public appreciation for the significance of Memorial Day.
My grandpa suggested titling the essay “They’ve fallen, and our enthusiasm can’t get up.” Grandpa says a LOT of things that make us check his pill box.
Mr. Burkhalter, whom you may recall I already mentioned two paragraphs ago, drives a long, long, long way to instruct u...