Mom went to Wikipedia to read a little about Memorial Day and found this out about our flag that she did not know (don't mind her, she is a bit slow):
"On Memorial Day the flag of the United States is raised briskly to the top of the staff and then solemnly lowered to the half-staff position, where it remains only until noon. It is then raised to full-staff for the remainder of the day.
The half-staff position remembers the more than one million men and women who gave their lives in service of their country. At noon their memory is raised by the living, who resolve not to let their sacrifice be in vain, but to rise up in their stead and continue the fight for liberty and justice for all"
Now because our flag hangs on the side of the house with the flagpole at an angle, we don't quite know how to accomplish this, but we are gonna scratch our heads and think about a plan.