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Re: Ode to the fallen



Well said Tom and Josh.  Jane

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On Mon, 28 May 2001, Josh Smith wrote:

> Tompaleo@aol.com wrote:
>
> > I know I risk admonishment for going off topic but in the spirit of Memorial
> > Day here in the US, I feel it apropos to say a word of thanks to all those
> > who fought suffered and died for my country and for all honorable soldiers
> > everywhere in every country for that matter. While we sit around stuffing 
> > our
> > faces with fatty foods at cookouts and barbecues and imbibing heavily in our
> > favorite beverage, remember, show that you remember (hence the key word
> > Memorial) by raising a glass in their honor and to their memory. Also
> > remember that some are still living among us, the learned professor, the 
> > wise
> > old sage and the Emeriti among us in the paleo community also served in many
> > of our conflicts, as did the late Nick Hotton who served in the Pacific
> > during W.W.II before going on to be on of America's preeminent scholars!
> > I have not forgotten!
> >
>
> Hey, Tom.  Thanks. Whether you get admonished for it or not, I for one
> appreciate the sentiment, especially recalling that you spent some time in 
> BDUs
> yourself.  You are part of the same fraternity.
>
> Airborne!
> -Josh
>
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