IN HONOR – IN MEMORIAM

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The time has come, the walrus said, to speak of many things, the most important of which is the impending arrival of November 11!

Call it Remembrance Day, as I do. Call it what you will, but Remember to honor those in uniform, past, present, and sadly, probably future, who unstintingly give whatever it takes to keep us and our society safe.

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It has been 100 years since Canadian, John McCrae, in the middle of The War to End All Wars, composed the poem, In Flanders Fields.

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Wear a poppy. Honor the living.  Mourn the fallen.  Remember all you have, and who keeps it safe.

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5 thoughts on “IN HONOR – IN MEMORIAM

  1. BrainRants says:

    Hear, hear. Doesn’t matter what you call it, it’s the intention that matters.

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  2. […] safe and protected, perhaps some of the most important, but only a few of the many things in my November 11th post, that we should remember are guaranteed to us by the selfless actions of those in our Armed […]

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  3. Liz Young says:

    It was Armistice Day in UK on 11th too, so we’re writing about soldiers on both sides of the Pond.

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