Category Archives: Memorial Day

FIELD OF FLANDERS

In Flanders Fields In Flanders fields the poppies blowBetween the crosses, row on row,That mark our place: and in the skyThe larks, still bravely singing, flyScarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days agoWe lived, felt … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING THE FALLEN HEROES

Several years ago I was in a play called, “Summer Tree.” The story centered around a young man who struggled with going to war in Viet Nam.  He had difficulty deciding to enlist or wait to be drafted.  Over the course of … Continue reading

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A DAY OF REMEMBRANCE

Memorial Day originated as a day to remember those who died on the field of battle, defending their country without thought for themselves. They gave the ultimate sacrifice by serving with dignity and honor and placing the safety of others … Continue reading

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BECAUSE OF THE BRAVE . . .

Memorial Day is almost here and with it thoughts of summer, vacations, picnics and fun. In the same breath this day was intended as a celebration of those who gave their lives in the service of their country. The National … Continue reading

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HEROES DON’T KNOW THEY’RE HEROES

A true hero doesn’t need to be recognized for his acts of courage.  The act is enough.  The field of battle has changed over the years.  The enemies have come in all sizes and shapes.  Some of those enemies have … Continue reading

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REMEMBER

  It may have begun somewhere in the late 1960s or early 1970s.  We were winding down a seemingly endless war in Viet Nam.  Women fought for equal rights.  Segregation was still an issue.  We had a national scandal which caused a … Continue reading

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WHAT IS A HERO?

“We can’t all be heroes, because somebody has to sit on the curb and applaud when they go by.”    Will Rogers We’re all endowed with an inner little gem, called a conscience, which allows us the ability to discern the difference between … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING

While visiting out east, we made it a point to see some of the sites in Washington, DC.  One that made a huge impression on me was the Arlington National Cemetery.  For miles within my vision, there were white headstones of … Continue reading

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1800s FRONTIER ARTIST

The man in the picture is my husband, Paul.  You’ve seen much of his art on my site, along with my poetry. Not only is he a wonderful artist, but he’s a teacher, a naturalist, a business man, an evangelizer, … Continue reading

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WHO ARE THE REAL HEROES?

Memorial – remembrance – holding one in high esteem for deeds accomplished – the fallen, the wounded, the broken – the men and women who lay their lives on the line, every day and night for the safety of others.  That … Continue reading

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REMEMBER

Originally posted by atimetoshare.me  5/21/2015 It may have begun somewhere in the 1970s.  We were winding down a seemingly endless war in Viet Nam.  Women fought for equal rights.  Segregation was still an issue.  We had a national scandal and saw a … Continue reading

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