OT -- Memorial Day Weekend

kknyMay 22, 2009

I hope everyone has a great weekend. I will be spending part of time volunteering to help servicemen.

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lovehadley

I hope everyone has a fun weekend, as well.

KK, that is really great.

They were talking on the radio this morning about how people (myself included) tend to lose sight of the real reason for the holiday weekend. Everyone thinks Memorial Day=the lake, boating, pools and BBQs. It's important to remember the reason for the holiday on Monday and to take a long moment to be grateful for the freedoms we have in this country and those who lost their lives protecting those freedoms.

    Bookmark   May 22, 2009 at 3:30PM
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mom2emall

Today I was at a bbq and my friends father in law was there. He is a war vet who was in the armed forces.

Married and had kids. Now he is retired and instead of enjoying his golden years alzheimers set in. He also has other health issues going on now. Sad to see this ex soldier sitting in a wheelchair, in a diaper, mumbling and making no sense.

    Bookmark   May 24, 2009 at 12:21AM
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imamommy

In memory of my cousin Steve:

and proud of my son (he's being deployed to Afghanistan in November)

and my nephew... who is finally home for good after four years and two tours of Iraq.

    Bookmark   May 24, 2009 at 1:18AM
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doodleboo

YES YES!! Thank you to all who have served!!!!!

    Bookmark   May 26, 2009 at 1:00PM
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