My Alpine Home

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Honoring those. . .

This Memorial Day weekend I would like to dedicate this post to those who served or are serving our country. . .

For those men and women who answered the call of duty from Uncle Sam. . .

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Who left their homes and families. . .

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As well as the comforts of their own beds. . .

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Who traveled on land, air, and sea. . .

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To fight for Liberty and Justice. . .

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To defend our rights and freedom. . .

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May it forever be recorded in history. . .

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And for those that have passed on we will forever be grateful. . .

(my step father in his uniform on the bottom right)

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For those who are still serving. . .

May we always leave a light on waiting for their return. . .

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To them we will forever be indebted. . .

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You are a reflection of a true hero!

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God Bless America!

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Pictures of the Pleasant Grove Cemetery where family members are buried.

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Hugs,

Jann

I will be sharing with:

The Tablescaper for Seasonal Sunday

Little Red House for Mosaic Monday

Smiling Sally for Blue Monday

28 comments:

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

You've made such a beautiful post, my friend. Thank you and Happy Memorial Day!

ellen b said...

What a beautiful Memorial Day tribute. Loved all your photos to go with your words! Blessings...

Gina said...

This is such a beautiful post, Jann! God Bless the USA & those who are serving or have served!

Lavender Cottage said...

A nice tribute to the men and women of the services.
Judith

NanaDiana said...

Jann- What a beautiful, moving post. You have touched me with this and I know others will be touched, too. xo Diana

Ricki Jill Treleaven said...

Love the Americana....this post has made me smile!

Lorrie said...

Happy Memorial Day. It's good to remember.

Micupoftea~ said...

Nice patriotic post~ God Bless our military.

Linda said...

What a beautiful, wonderful post today! THANK YOU! This was lovely, Jann...hope you have a wonderful day!

eileeninmd said...

Lovely post and tribute to our service men and women. Happy Memorial Day!

Grammy Goodwill said...

What a beautiful post.

Julie Marie said...

To you Jann, I say thank you for posting this beautiful tribute to ALL of our service men and women, past and present... too many forget what today is really all about... I have the highest respect and regard for all of our Armed Forces... my daddy was a Colonel in the US Army and WWII vet and I miss him... and I am touched by your words... xoxo Julie Marie

Pie said...

Beautiful photos. Thanks for sharing.

My Blue Monday.

Christine @ Stonehouse Living said...

Hi Jann,
What a beautiful post, so thoughtful and heartwarming! Have a Happy Memorial Day!
Love all of your photo's today...
All the Best,
Christine

SmilingSally said...

I love all of your beautiful American blue. I remember.

Happy Blue Monday, Jann.

Vintagesouthernlife said...

What a beautiful tribute! Thanks for sharing and Happy Memorial Day

Diane said...

Beautiful, Jann, and so lovingly put together. Thank you for sharing this tribute.

chubskulit said...

Gorgeous,m happy memorial day!

My BLUES, please come and see when you get a chance.

Peg said...

Jann, I love this post too, along with all the others that commented. We are truly blessed to live in America the beautiful and I am also grateful for all those men and women who have defended this land of liberty. Very nice tribute. Thanks for sharing.

Fishtail Cottage said...

can you re-send me your address again? can't find it anywhere????????? oxox, tracie

Prem said...

That bedroom is so cozy and comfy looking. Nicely and neatly done.

Have a wonderful week ahead.

Prem said...

That bedroom is so cozy and comfy looking. Nicely and neatly done.

Have a wonderful week ahead.

Ms. Burrito said...

Very pretty!

Please come and see my BLUE, thanks!

Perfectly Printed said...

What a lovely Memorial Day post!!

chris

Melanie said...

That was a beautiful post, very moving!!!

Nancy said...

What a lovely, thoughtful, creative post. Well done, Jann. God bless. Nancy

Stephanie said...

I too have to say this is a beautiful post in words and pictures. Nicely done.

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

What a beautiful and touching Memorial Day post!!

Hugs,
Debbie