TGIF

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Fri, 05-02-2014 - 3:09pm

1. Do you celebrate Cinco de Mayo?

2. Are you having a party or going to one for Memorial Day?

3. Did you go on a honeymoon?

4. What do you do to de-stress from a long day?

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Sun, 05-04-2014 - 3:03pm
Personally I think having a graduation party or birthday party or whatever that just happens to be in the same weekend is different from having a party FOR Memorial Day, which is what the original question was about.
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In reply to: grapthars_hammer
Sun, 05-04-2014 - 3:09pm

blackandwhitemolly wrote:
<p><p>If you read my post, you would see we DO honor the fallen that day also. Sounds like someone else that just doesnt get invited to parties on that day and has turned it around to make it sound like ones who do have no compassion for the fallen. SMH</p>

LOL, is this the social calendar version of mocking me because I'm single, too?  Since no one "by me" has parties on Memorial Day weekend (what with how completely crass and tacky it is AND given how many people around here are active duty or veterans), there are no parties for me to be jealous of being excluded from.

From my perspective, your lame and crass attempts to shame me for being a decent, respectful human being simply underscore that you actually KNOW and RECOGNIZE how shameful your behavior is and you're trying to deflect from it.  If that's what you need to sleep at night, far be it from me to stop you.

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Sun, 05-04-2014 - 3:25pm

It is not a party to celebrate the reason for Memorial Day. Parties are usually on that weekend because it is a 3 day weekend and the unofficial start of the summer.

Never realized this was such a big thing and it is so unheard of.

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Registered: 12-22-2013
Sun, 05-04-2014 - 3:29pm

Wow chill out. There are a few veterans at the party we will be attending. No one is taking away for what the day is intended for. Smh

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Sun, 05-04-2014 - 3:36pm

bordwithyou wrote:
Personally I think having a graduation party or birthday party or whatever that just happens to be in the same weekend is different from having a party FOR Memorial Day, which is what the original question was about.

I took the op question to mean Memorial day party.

And you didn't answer my question, when are parades there?  Have you been to a party on Sat or Sunday and attended a parade on a Monday?  Ever?

 

 

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In reply to: jamblessedthree
Sun, 05-04-2014 - 3:40pm

My West Point grad nephew and veteran of Afghan war (twice) tries to make it in for one of the Summer holidays, We saw him on Easter so I don't know about Memorial day, Maybe he'll make it in by my sister's Labor Day party!

 

 

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Sun, 05-04-2014 - 3:42pm

bordwithyou wrote:
Personally I think having a graduation party or birthday party or whatever that just happens to be in the same weekend is different from having a party FOR Memorial Day, which is what the original question was about.

Ditto. My family reunion is that weekend every year - but not in celebration of Memorial Day.   It is held then because most people have a three day weekend so it's easier for us all to get together.

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Sun, 05-04-2014 - 3:48pm

Ditto. My family reunion is that weekend every year - but not in celebration of Memorial Day.   It is held then because most people have a three day weekend so it's easier for us all to get together.

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Sun, 05-04-2014 - 3:52pm

savcal2011 wrote:
<p><blockquote class="quote-msg quote-nest-1 odd"><div class="quote-author"><em class="placeholder">bordwithyou</em> wrote:</div>Personally I think having a graduation party or birthday party or whatever that just happens to be in the same weekend is different from having a party FOR Memorial Day, which is what the original question was about.</blockquote></p><p>Ditto. My family reunion is that weekend every year - but not in celebration of Memorial Day.   It is held then because most people have a three day weekend so it's easier for us all to get together. </p>

Memorial weekend is a popular one for reunions too.  Lol. 

 

 

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In reply to: bordwithyou
Sun, 05-04-2014 - 3:57pm

jamblessedthree wrote:
<p><blockquote class="quote-msg quote-nest-1 odd"><div class="quote-author"><em class="placeholder">bordwithyou</em> wrote:</div>Personally I think having a graduation party or birthday party or whatever that just happens to be in the same weekend is different from having a party FOR Memorial Day, which is what the original question was about.</blockquote></p><p>I took the op question to mean Memorial day party.</p><p>And you didn't answer my question, when are parades there?  Have you been to a party on Sat or Sunday and attended a parade on a Monday?  Ever? </p>
.  Yes, I have.  We've even had psrties on that weekend.  We just didn't call them "Memorial Day Parties."  They were for birthdays, graduation, whatever.

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