Husband. Friend. Confidant. Son. Brother. Uncle. American. Adventurer. Engineer. Colleague. Teacher. Consumer. Provider. Athlete. Photographer. Geek. Artist. Glutton.
It is Memorial Day in the USA. The show of patriotism and remembrance is remarkably inspiring and widespread. The role of being an American is clearly top of mind for many people. But when and why does that fade away; why do our identities shift in priority with the holidays, with others’ behavior or seemingly with the wind at times? Who are you today? Who do you want to be? Who should you be?