Memorial Day, to me at least, has always been about making memories as much as reflecting on and paying respect to loved ones who have passed on. I hope the memories currently being made with my kids, such as...
Hiking up to The Rock, along a trail in our neighborhood, and
Hanging out at the pool, and
Pretending to be pirates at the cook-out.
...are easily recalled by my kids on some far, distant (Please! Be far and distant) Memorial Day when I'm not around.