Tag Archives: Remembrance Day

Lest We Forget

This Remembrance Day Canada Bereft, part of the Vimy Memorial, reminds us of the sacrifices that have been made for freedom. You’ll always be my hero Dad. Miss you.

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Remembrance Day

It’s November 11th again. For Canadians, this November 11th, Remembrance Day, is even more poignant. Recent tragic and horrific events took place at the very spot many of us are gathering, as we do every year, to honour those, past … Continue reading

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Lest We Forget

The blood-red poppy – I wear mine with: PRIDE That I have a family and country that believe in fighting for what is right. GRATITUDE That I live in a country that values freedom and rights of individuals. SORROW That … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day: Gratitude

Posted on November 8, 2011 This was originally posted for Remembrance Day 2011. This picture has stayed in my mind. A wall of poppies remembering those who didn’t come home. Sometimes a picture says it all… Remembering Thanks Dad. You’ll … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day: Gratitude

Sometimes a picture says it all…   Thanks Dad. You’ll always be my hero. Click here to read my post last Remembrance Day.  I wear my poppy with pride and gratitude.

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Remembering Remembrance Day

One Remembrance Day when I was in high school I was asked to read the famous poem by John McCrae, In Flanders Fields, over the PA system for the entire school.  Later, a couple of friends told me that they … Continue reading

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