Memorial Day


Today is Memorial Day in the US. It is the day we honor those who served our country and lost their lives in doing so. This year, many are also honoring those who have lost their lives due to the pandemic sweeping the world. The death toll, as a result of COVID-19, has surpassed 100,000 in the US and that’s just a fraction of the number of people who have been impacted by the illness both here and around the world. We are taking today, here at The Desk, to recognize the toll that any loss takes on humanity. If you choose to mark this day honoring ancestors who fought in conflicts or those who may have struggled against an illness, whether it was recent or in years past, know that we, too, are remembering those who have past as well. This is our moment of silence…

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