REMEMBER WHAT THIS DAY MEANS

A very busy Memorial Day weekend continues, first it was a trip to the Staten Island Homeport for Fleet Week and a visit on the battleships in port, then yesterday it was chillin’ and grillin’ in the backyard and today my family is honored to march in the Staten Island Memorial Day parade as both my kids will be flag bearers and then off to another barbeque. How can anyone like winter over summer ? I dread heading to work tomorrow for the fact I have to wear real pants and a shirt, I could be extremely happy spending the rest of my life in shorts, t-shirt and flip flops.

Take time out of your busy weekend to give a thought about the brave men and women of our military who have put their lives on the line for us and for our country and if there is a parade in your area today try to get out to it and show your support for those who have given the supreme sacrifice.

I’m not happy with just one win in Milwaukee this weekend, if this Mets team would have gone 11-12 on the road, to go with that great home record of 19-9 that’s 30-21 overall just a shade under .600 ball and in 1st place in the NL East. Now it’s on to the 1st place SD Padres and their top ranked pitching staff, 2 out of 3 here for the Mets would be sweet.

At some point Jeffey Skill Sets has to have a sit down with Ollie Perez and Scott Boras to get Perez to go to Buffalo. I’m sure Perez’ teammates are not happy by his selfishness and me attitude but when the team comes back home this weekend, just the sight of Perez at the ballpark will set off an ugly reaction by the fans. Jerry Manuel said in so many words that it would take a disastrous situation before he calls Perez on the bullpen phone so really Ollie man up and go to Buffalo.

Fernando Tatis was in the lineup for Ike Davis yesterday and batted clean up. That’s worse that the other Manuel line up staple of whoever plays 2nd must bat 2nd.  Do any of the other coaches go to Jerry and say enough is enough with these ridiculous lineup he puts together ?

If my vote means anything I vote YES on brining Dontrelle Willis to the Mets.

There is nothing sadder than seeing a house without an American flag outside of it especially on a holiday like Memorial Day.

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  1. Paul L. says:

    My flag flies everyday……….and I thank the troops everday………….

  2. They can never be thanked enough. God bless the U.S. Military.

  3. When you see them acknowledge a wounded vet on the board at Citi, and the person stands up and is clearly in his/her twenties, it gives me a lump in the throat. These are kids, putting their lives on the line so we can sit there and watch a baseball game. God Bless.

  4. Michael says:

    Amen to all of the above.

    Great to be an American.

    Great to be a Yankee Doodle Dandy.

  5. Paul L. says:

    To all remember “Our Militery” the one that the current administration dislikes and their associates have dreailed every chance they have gotten. Well there are roughly a Billion people around the world that have been given their freedom by “our military”. If they choose to forget that, it’s fine. I remember. And I have a few of my family members in Military cementeries and several currently serving. My one regret in life will be that I didn’t serve. My father asked me not to. He gave a brother in WW2 and didn’t want to give a son.

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