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Monday, May 30, 2016

Memorial Day Wishes

A sad day, to honor fallen heroes, to remember all those wars fought which may have not had a victor, but the sides grew tired of dying and decided to make a peace of sorts.


This is a day of remembrance for me. Of all those I've loved and lost.  Never lost anyone to a war, thank goodness.  But I knew many naive young men who learned how to make war.  And I've lost many people and animals who knew how to love.

My winter view

I hope someday there will be no more wars. That is my wish.

My summer view from my nest

8 comments:

  1. Yours is the very best Memorial Day statement, exactly what I would say.

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    1. Thanks Gary. Being a pacifist has kind of gone out of style these days.

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  2. We need to work for peace with as much energy as we use making war!

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    1. Thanks, I was going to say the same on your post today, but you've moderated it to not take comments, apparently.

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  4. Thank you, Barb, for this lovely, thoughtful post.

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Looking forward to hearing from you! Since I didn't know the 1000+ people who supposedly looked at my blog the other day, I'm back to moderating comments. If that doesn't help, I don't know why blogger doesn't have a filter that stops this hacking...