Tag Archives: Memorial Day

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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