These are some old postcards from the Arlington National Cemetery. I remember visiting Washington D.C. on a high school field trip in 1973. I have photos buried somewhere of the endless rows of headstones. It is a solemn site that leaves one speechless.
Costa Rica does not have an army and of course, Memorial Day is not observed here but as an American, this day could not pass without my observance.
For more information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arlington_National_Cemetery
Sidenote: North Korea conducted it's second underground nuclear test.
"All hell is fixin' to break out now."
Read about it here.