Veterans Day ain’t what it used to be, and that’s a good thing.
I had breakfast today courtesy of Perkins. I had supper courtesy of the Western Empire Emporium. I could have stopped by for a second breakfast at Stella’s, lunch at the Texas Roadhouse and dessert at the Golden Corral, if had had the time and appetite.
I think I was a veteran for at least 30 years before I ever even got a day off, much less a free meal. Boy, are things different these days.
I was in the Army 1,095 days. If I live another millennium, I may still get every one of those days back.