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You're reading: Memorial Day – the US kick-off to summer

Chicago can have a nasty winter bite like many cities in Ukraine, but the appearance of Memorial Day on the calendar meant that those cold winter days were long gone. Summer could officially begin.

However, the holiday that falls on the last Monday in May, one of the anchors of the summer triangle with Independence Day in July and Labor Day in September, represents more than just the opening of park district pools.

I talked to many of my colleagues in the U.S. Embassy about the holiday on Monday and these three images kept recurring.

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