For the teaparty this week, we are honoring our service men & women, both those who have served & presently serving.
Please allow me some soapbox time. I would like to send my card to a VietNam veteran. Our returning soldiers were treated so badly & I feel they deserve our thanks too & it is long overdue. So if any of you out there know a VietNam vet & would pm me his/her address, I will send this card. My DH is a veteran of that awful war & still today will not talk about it. I don't want to take anything away from those serving today because I am SO GREATFUL to you & your families.
We are the land of the free because of the brave.
Thank you Veterans & present service men/women for you dedication to the Red, White & Blue.
Registered: October 21, 2010 Location: in the okanagan in b.c. canada Posts: 11165
Tue, May 20, 2014 @ 7:14 PM
This one is wonderful too. LOVE the Eagles, and how you raised it over a star...TFS...:0)
------------------------------ We as people are raindrops of colorful ink , falling down Crisp and Clear, each a different shade more vibrant then the last, but once we realize at the bottom of an endless abyss we all fall into the same inkpot forming one color, only then can we come together as one My son.
Registered: November 25, 2007 Location: Rudolph, WI Posts: 14525
Tue, May 20, 2014 @ 7:45 PM
Very nice patriotic card! My best to all of your family members that have served and are still serving. My husband did 2 years navy and daughter did 24+ years navy and navy reserves with 1 tour in Iraq and sil is still serving at 21+ years in navy reserves with 1 tour in Iraq and 1 tour in Afghanistan!
This challenge is an excellent choice! tfs
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Registered: July 27, 2007 Location: Dublin, Ireland Posts: 75416
Fri, May 23, 2014 @ 10:39 AM
Thanks for sharing your write-up, Karen. You made me instantly think of John Denver's Readjustment Blues. I hope that someone was able to give you a contact or an address to send this to a cause that's near to your heart.