Tag Archives: Memorial Day

Flying the flag

It’s Memorial Day here in the US. This day has always meant different things to different people ranging from remembering those who served in our Armed Forces to the symbol of the start of the summer season and a long … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

Here in the United States, today is Memorial Day. To many it is a three-day weekend providing opportunities for trips to the beach, picnics, barbecues, camping, or an extra day off from work – all good things. However, the real … Continue reading

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In the garden

I’m wiped out. Boo hoo, I know.┬á­čśÄ The MG plant sale went off on Sunday even though we had several threats of heavy rain. A little over 1,000 individual plants were sold, and we deposited over $4,000 which will go … Continue reading

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In Flanders fields the poppies blow

Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place: and in the sky The larks still bravely singing fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the dead: Short days ago, We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, … Continue reading

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Long may she wave

and long may we remember the sacrifices of so many men and women and their families. On this Memorial Day 2016, I again feel great humility and thank you for your service from the bottom of my heart and soul.

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Remember

They came to us as chubby cheeked sons and daughters. We rocked them, taught them to walk and ride a bicycle, helped them with homework and then waved as they went off to fight a war that was supposed to … Continue reading

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