A local funeral director has been the leading force in raising money to purchase over 500 flags for our town. We've had flags for some time but not this number. It was quite impressive to see the flags on the town square and lining both sides of Main St. On Memorial Day there is a parade from the town square to the local cemetery, a distance of 2 miles. The parade consists a color guard, high school band, various scout troups, mayor and city officials, and me, piping along the way. We forgot to bring our camera so there are no photos of me for this year but picture one piper following a lot of Boy Scouts and you get the idea. It was a warm day, bordering on hot and I have to admit I'm a little bit proud of myself for walking at a fast pace and playing my pipes for the two mile parade. I only stopped playing for about 30 to 60 sec while a ran to catch up with the Boy Scouts. It's a good feeling to be able to contribute to an event to honor our service men and women.