Tag Archives: Tribute

The Old Mill

The pristine stream through fertile lands Spills oer the sluice where the old mill stands The tides of time upon it fall With feet of stone and weathered wall Where once the mighty water wheel Powered the stone that ground … Continue reading

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Just A Volunteer

Might you be her son, she askedEach week I see you hereOh no, she’s not my Mom I saidI’m just a volunteer Do you know how much she waitsFor the day that you arriveHow she listens for your voiceHer senses … Continue reading

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Summer Haiku

Whispers in the air Breezes, softly touch my face Embraced by summer

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Yesterday’s Heroes

I repost this every year in remembrance of Memorial Day as a thank you to all the men and women of the military that so unselfishly give of themselves to guarantee our freedom and safety. I salute you. “Excuse me” … Continue reading

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Welcome Home

I originally wrote and posted this in 2014. I offer it again today in celebration of Armed Forces Day, honoring those who have served and sacrificed that I may be free. ………………. She sits alone before the massive windows of … Continue reading

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Angel Flight

This was sent to me this morning and I knew I had to share it.  God bless our men and women in uniform.

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Love With A Capital D

I love dogs (OK and cats too).  Always have.  Ever since I was a kid I had this kinship.  Even through three dog bites, the romance continued.  I’m not sure if that says something about them or about me.  Today, … Continue reading

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My Flag

Red and white stripes Like bandages of the brave Nurture our faith Sustain our pride Image of freedom Icon of democracy Vestige of our heritage I will stand for you

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The Wall

Richard B. Fitzgibbon of North Weymouth, Mass is there.  So is his son, Lance Cpl. Richard B. Fitzgibbon III.  One of three fathers and sons who were killed in the Vietnam war. Richard senior, was lost on June 8, 1956 … Continue reading

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The Food It Sells Plays Jingle Bells

It took a team of cashiers, 13 different hidden cameras, and a whole lot of Christmas spirit to pull off this epic holiday surprise! Edeka, Germany’s largest supermarket chain, decided to surprise its shoppers with a seasonal treat, in an … Continue reading

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