First, thanks to U.S. Veterans past, present, and future. For my wife’s family, it’s a time to gather for their annual reunion. We’re here and having a good time. One family member is a Vietnam Veteran who volunteered for additional tours on the front lines, but nobody mentions his military service. Maybe I will thank him on the golf course Monday morning.
The term “Memorial Day Sale” is a saddening reminder of the way our country has come to worship profits.
Speaking of worship… time for more bumper sticker fun.
I saw these on the back of a Chevy Tahoe SUV, none actually on the bumper.
On the lower left corner was an Ichthus, a Christian fish symbol, with a cross near where the fish’s eye would be.
Next was a white oval, with black lettering:
(click here to see it)
Under the JF sticker was this one:
(could find no example of the exact sticker)
The best part was that the dealership had applied its own decal to the vehicle. It read:
New Canaan, CT
For me, a man brought up in a Christian church, the name “Canaan” conjures biblical references to a cursed land that God said was depraved. Apparently, that name was used long before the Bible.
You can learn a lot when composing a missive about bumper stickers.