Thursday, November 11, 2021

Veteran's Day


Thanks to all the men and women who've served our country.

And thanks to all the families who also served.


  1. In Flanders Fields
    By John McCrae

    In Flanders fields the poppies blow
    Between the crosses, row on row,
    That mark our place; and in the sky
    The larks, still bravely singing, fly
    Scarce heard amid the guns below.

    We are the Dead. Short days ago
    We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
    Loved and were loved, and now we lie,
    In Flanders fields.

    Take up our quarrel with the foe:
    To you from failing hands we throw
    The torch; be yours to hold it high.
    If ye break faith with us who die
    We shall not sleep, though poppies grow
    In Flanders fields.

  2. Good for you Janet Reid. I served four years in the infantry during Korean War. I'm 93 now.
    Bill Plante

  3. Thank you, Janet.

    It's good that we focus on something that is important for a bit. They say that 22 vets a day commit suicide, but that isn't correct. Many states don't report vet status on suicide deaths. So, the number is much higher.

    It's good to keep in contact with our vet friends every day.

    To all you vets out there and the families, thank you. You're the best.


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