Sunday, May 29, 2016

The Day we Honor those who lost their lives for our freedom

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


pilch92 15andmeowing said...

Excellent post. We must never forgot those that protect us.

Anonymous said...

A beautiful remembrance.

MeezerMews&FrecklesWoofs said...

Yes, a proper observance of this special day indeed. Thanks so much.Some peeps seem to think its all about the food and fun times...sheesh!

Deziz World said...

Bootyful memorial. Have a blest day.

Luv ya'


The Island Cats said...

Happy Memorial Day! Always remember...never forget.

Mr Puddy said...

Happy Memorial Day !

meowmeowmans said...

Thank you for such a poignant remembrance. We're so grateful for those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for us all.

Mickey's Musings said...

Purrs for all that gave their lives in the service of their country.
Purrs Georgia and Julie,
Treasure and JJ

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