Monday, May 30, 2011

Happy Memorial Day

Oh Beautiful
For Heroes Proved 

 In Liberating Strife  

 Who more than self
their country loved

And mercy more than life

America America

May God thy gold refine

'till all success be nobleness

And every gain divine.

Picture 1: Civil War Graves
Picture 2: WWI memorial
Picture 3: WWII Memorial
Picture 4: Korean War Memorial
Picture 5: Vietnam War Memorial
Highland Park, Rochester NY
Picture 6: Persian Gulf War grave plaque
Picture 7: Soldier Caskets, Dover AFB
Dover, DE

Text: America The Beautiful
Katherine Lee Bates


The Island Cats said...

Happy Memorial Day!

Father Tom said...

Beautiful tribute through a special post.

Happy Memorial Day!

Tom & Julie

Angel Sweet Praline said...

Beautiful post!

Just dropping by to say hello. I've been gone for a while, but things are starting to look up. More news in a few weeks.

Mom Paula

Empress Bee (of the high sea) said...

i had never seen that viet nam memorial in ny before, it's amazing, going to the wall. made me cry.

hugs, auntie bee

Sarge Charlie said...

thank you for this post, now I have to research that Vietnam memorial, it is an amazing monument of a soldier going into obscurity..

Galletta said...

Great post!

Simba said...

Your post is a wonderful tribute to those who sacrificed for us all.

Cheysuli and gemini said...

Happy Memorial Day.

Flock O' Fuzzies said...

Beautiful tribute. Happy Memorial Day!

Benny and Lily said...

Great tribute!
Benny & Lily

d'Artagnan Rumblepurr said...

What a lovely tribute.

ABBY said...

A lovely tribute to all of those who served.
Happy Memorial Day!

purrs and nosekisses to my floofy cocoa puff meezerman
from you adoring tiny tuxie princess

Furkidsmom said...

Beautiful post.
Happy Memorial Day!

The Florida Furkids and Angel Sniffie

Meowers from Missouri said...

thank you, thank you! this is a wunnerful post!! hope it was a good weekend, all things considered;-)

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