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Memorial Day: A Day of Honor & Remembrance


Amazing Grace Bagpipes

This is what Memorial Day is all about…

United States Armed Forces formerly known as Decoration Day. It originated after the American Civil War to commemorate the Union and Confederate soldiers who died in the Civil War. By the 20th century, Memorial Day had been extended to honor all Americans who have died while in the military service.


I will always remember…Thank you

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  1. For ALL our fallen from the countries who have stood against tyranny!

    God Bless!


  2. Great post honey. It is great to remember all that have given their lives for our freedom.

  3. Thanks to all who have given their lives for our freedom. Lovely tribute Deb. xo

  4. Thanks for this beautiful reminder of the true meaning of Memorial Day, Deb! Sending much love and hugs to you! xoxo

    • Your most welcome. Somehow I don’t think you needed reminding though.
      Sending you love and hugs too! xoxo

  5. Binky

     /  May 26, 2013

    In Canada, we celebrate Remembrance Day on November 11 to remember our fallen soldiers, though it’s basically the same as your Memorial Day. It’s important to remember the price of freedom, though we often seem not to.

    • We have Veterans Day. It is an official United States holiday which honors people who have served in armed service also known as veterans.
      Veterans Day is not to be confused with Memorial Day; Veterans Day celebrates the service of all of veterans, while Memorial Day is a day of remembering the men and women who died while serving.

      Thank you, Binky!

      • Binky

         /  May 27, 2013

        I guess our Remembrance day is like your Memorial Day. We don’t have an equivalent to your Veterans Day.

        • Strange that we both have a Veteran’s Day on the same day each year with different meanings.

  6. Let us never forget. As we remember the fallen everywhere. I know our hearts reach out to many.
    Blessings Sue x

  7. A time to Honour and a Time to Remember what they gave up to enable us to live as we do, Deb. a wonderful post my friend. hugs aplenty xPenx

  8. A wonderful tribute, Deb…

  9. I love this Deb. happy Memorial Day.

    Sent from my iPhone

    • I’m pleased that your pleased, Jeremy!…thank you, and Happy Memorial Day!

  10. GrammyMouseTails

     /  May 27, 2013

    Wonderful tribute post, Deb. I have posted on many Memorial Days about what it is really about from history & origins to thankfulness. This year as well. We are always grateful & thankful in this family for all who have served. Hugs, Faythe

    • Thank you, Faythe. It’s just important that we never forget all they’ve done for us!
      Hugs xxx


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