Today is Memorial Day

Via Twitter, the Department of Defense urges: “On #MemorialDay please take a moment to remember those that made the ultimate sacrifice while serving.” They also shared the photo at left.

In case you do have the day off today, The Star’s Jayme Poisson gives us Gangsters, goris and 10 cups of coffee: Life among the Dixon City Bloods on a day she knew we’d have a bit of time to read it proper. Everyone called it a great read. Except for Tim Bousquet at The Coast - he called it a “Fascinating read.”

And in case you think today might get too hot for you (it's supposed to reach 85 in NYC), Jake Dunne reminds that Lake Superior is STILL ICYJim Cantore looked on the bright side: "At least the beer is cold!"

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