Sunday, May 24, 2009

Memorial Day

World War II Memorial in Washington, DC
Korean War Memorial, Washington DC
My nephew Cole, honoring our fallen war heroes



Cole's Cub Scout troop, spending Memorial Day weekend placing flags on war veteran's markers and cleaning up Veterans Park

Hope that everyone has a wonderful and relaxing Memorial Day Weekend. Please remember those who have sacrificed so much to ensure our safety and freedom.

13 comments:

Cathy said...

Happy Memorial Day to you and your family!!!

Enjoy!!!
XOXO
Cathy

Linda said...

Those are wonderful pics! My husband finally took me to Washington 2 years ago and I saw those sites.....thanks for posting them. I particularly liked the Korean Memmorial - really well done tribute! Linda p.s. Thanks to the Scouts for their cleaning efforts!

Mary said...

Your pictures make me very mindful of the price some have paid for my freedom. The reminder is appreciated.

SILVER said...

PEACE!! What the war veterans had to go through for it!

The children in the pictures look so adorable in the sun with those flags!

~Silver
One Day at a Time with Silver

Susan @ A Southern Daydreamer said...

what a great way to commemorate the weekend! I hope you are having a wonderful Memorial Day weekend surrounded by family and friends! ~ Susan

The Muse said...

This veteran says a humble thank you and joins with you to honor all those who are and have served...!

Nice post, my friend!

xinex said...

Beauitful Memorial Day post! Hope you are having a nice holiday weekend, Kathy!...Christine

Calming Scents said...

thank you for these photos, its one of the most touching sites in our country, these memorials in D.C.

Happy To Be said...

Beautiful post today my friend...just beautiful...May you have a blessed day...hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

LuLo Designs/Blue Eyed Tango said...

So nice to teach our younger generation to appreciate all that was fought for us! Have a wonderful day!

marty39 said...

Oh Cait, what a great Memorial Day Tribute, and so wonderful that Cole is being taught what the day means. Such a great project for his troop. Hope you are having a wonderful day. Hugs, Marty

lagirl said...

I have been to Washington DC twice but have never seen the Korean War Memorial. Thanks for the photo - very moving...We have so much and so many to be grateful for.

Deb said...

great photos.....