It used to be so enormous; everything closed, parades for miles, family picnics with everyone living so close. World War 2 veterans ruled the world, World War 1 veterans were viable old men, Vietnam War was ongoing, no one really got the Korean War. Now largely another day; a glorified Sunday. Nothing closed, parades tiny, an occasional World War 2 veteran (minimum age now 92) in a convertible waving to the crowd, most Mid East veterans live in south and still on active duty, aging Vietnam vets (who used to be so young) marching as brothers, a few Korean War vets (minimum age now 86) on a reviewing stand (most Korean vets fought in WW2). Times are changing. RIP to all and thanks for your service.
In past 2 weeks went to Providence v. Xavier, Yale v. Dartmouth, ND West Haven v Hillhouse and Wilbur Cross, Jonathan Law v. Hamden, probably ND v Wilbur Cross again, probably Big East in New Work.. Great entertainment and amazing athletes and games. Come middle of March..nothing left (don’t Count NBA). 50 years of this and it does to get old.