It really depends on the person and how poignant that blog post is. Poignant means deeply moving, so if you are touched by what you read in the post, you may still think about it in the days to come. It depends on what kind of a person you are - if you are emotional, easily touched, etc.
The stripes represent the original 13 colonies, the stars represent the 50 states. The colors of the flag are symbolic, red symbolic of hardiness, white symbolic of purity and innocence and blue representing vigilance, perseverance and justice.