Big Sandy's Memorial Day Celebration

Of all patriotic holidays, Memorial Day is the most powerful for me. A veteran came up to me at the program and asked why more people didn't come. He was hurt and said, "I guess I'm just old fashion." There is just something about this holiday that brings tears to my eyes.

The first stop is the breakfast put on by the Big Sandy Historical Society. It's a great breakfast, and everyone can sit around and visit while waiting for the parade.

Every year, the parade is getting better. I remember there were only six vehicles one year-I still loved it. This year, the parade lasted 15 minutes and was w...

Rendered 06/18/2024 20:37