Word Wednesday – An Act of Remembrance

The grounds at Vimy. The surrounding area is flat... the undulations were made by artillery on both sides.

Today I will stand at a cenotaph and speak at a Remembrance Day event. I will have the honour to shake hands with veterans who served this country in times of war and peace. Today I will cry for a friend who never made it home after serving his country, and for another who made… Continue reading Word Wednesday – An Act of Remembrance

Poppies

I have a thing for Poppies. I love them. I love what they symbolize, I love that I can grow them, and I think that they’re one of the prettiest flowers out there.  I also love how they blossom on the lapels of Canadians for 2 weeks before Remembrance Day.  With Remembrance day being less… Continue reading Poppies

Remember

Remember   verb ri-ˈmem-bər 1. To retain in the memory; keep in mind; remain aware of. 2. To recall to the mind by an act or effort of memory; think of again. (Source: Dictionary.com) Today is the last Friday in October, which means that it’s the start of Poppy Campaign by the local branches of… Continue reading Remember