Category Archives: military/veterans

The Old Apple Tree

A salute to the wonders of youth and imaginations that have no limit. The Old Apple Tree What wonder lies behind the eyes of the child not yet deceived? Where impossible dreams, though beyond their means, are not imagined but … Continue reading

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Veteran’s Day

Veteran’s Day Oh, it seems now the big thing on Veteran’s Day are the sales of those cars used and new oh yes, the vet will be mentioned at six o’clock with maybe still a parade or two. And yes, … Continue reading

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The Faces Of Freedom

The VETERAN took the very same oath of office as the president and all members of Congress. But the VETERAN honored theirs. Thank you vets for your service and your sacrifice.. God Bless America and those who serve!! Thank a … Continue reading

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Twenty-Two Vets

     The Boston Red Sox and New Balance Footwear inc. along with a large variety of  other sponsors (too numerous to mention here) are again hosting the “Run to Home Base” road race challenge on July 25, 2015  for the … Continue reading

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Arlington

    Memorial Day, who better to be remembered then, than those who lie in eternal rest at Arlington National Cemetery? And may God grant all who’ve served and sacrificed, the peace they so greatly deserve! Here at Arlington and … Continue reading

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My Father Who Art In Heaven

Last week when I published “A Mother’s Gift” I said I would re-post something that would honor my father as well, but instead, I wrote the following. As you will undoubtedly see, I took my inspiration from “The Lord’s Prayer” … Continue reading

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The Gold Star Mother

     A few days ago a good blogging buddy of mine (Carl D’Agostino of: “I Know I Made You Smile”)* inspired the following poem, when he published the post: “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 2015: Mother’s Day”** in which he … Continue reading

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