Monday, May 31, 2010

Memorial Day

"Poor is the nation that has no heroes, shameful is the nation that has them.. but forgets." 

-Courtesy of 'The Unknown Soldiers'

Today I was cautious not to say "Happy Memorial Day" while I was working, because me too like other spouses/girlfriends/fiances Memorial Day should not be "happy."  As I was thinking of all the things that I have been reading on Facebook and on blogs, I thought of what I wanted to share with you.

This was on many blogs, but I thought that Skinnie Piggie was one who explained it best.  Her blog about Memorial Day is worth reading.  Also at Boonie Caps & Tiaras she has been posting vids to commemorate Memorial Day, which is worth a look.

There is also a new article about how Time Doesn't Fly for Military Spouses which I also thought more people other than milspouses should read...Because we already know!  If you would like to read an article on 5/2, the first stryker brigade in Afghanistan, you can read that here.

Etsy also is recognizing the military on their page, which I enjoyed reading also.

If you are a fan of 3 Doors Down on facebook, check out their page if you didn't see it already.  They reminded all of their fans out there to remember Memorial Day too.  

The dead soldier's silence sings our national anthem. -Aaron Kilbourn



To all who served & have served,
Active & Retired,
for it is because of your bravery that we are the
Land of the FREE.


  1. Happy Memorial day =) i used to have this same background haha!

  2. I love your header pic! I also really liked this post and all your links. Thanks for sharing lady!

  3. What a fantastic quote! I LOVE IT!!! I'm sooo thankful for such amazing people that sacrifice so much! Thank you for your sacrifices as well! ;o)))

  4. My hubs was 5/2! I am SO glad they are in the process of coming home... what a rough rough time they have had. :(



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