Little Turtle gives thanks to everyone who made sacrifices to serve their countries in peacetime and in war at the Battleship Oregon Memorial Marine Park in Portland, Oregon.

Within five minutes of taking this photo, Little Turtle overheard:

  • a very loud conversation in which one adolescent male declared to another that something was “a condom just for you”
  • someone shouting “marijuana” in a very convincing Cookie Monster voice
  • a small group of dreadlocked, shirtless 20-something men playing guitar and singing