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Tuesday, May 29

a small town parade...

Some glimpses from our town's Memorial Day parade...

A day spent...

~honoring our hometown heroes
~remembering the past
~tapping our toes to the marching band
~standing, hats removed and hands over hearts, as the flag passes by
~cheering and clapping as our kids lead their llamas in the parade
~adoring the next generation

"Courage is more exhilarating than fear and in the long run it is easier.
We do not have to become heroes over night. Just a step at a time, meeting each thing
that comes up, seeing it is not as dreadful as it appeared,
discovering we have the strength to stare it down."
 -Eleanor Roosevelt


  1. Do you spin the llamas fleece? Great photo's!

  2. Ginny, that's next on my wish list! I have two old spinning wheels...but they may be a bit too old to really work well. You've inspired me...I think I'll dust them off and tinker with them this weekend, thanks! -Mary

  3. I love that your town does this! We don;t have a Memorial Day Parade, but do have a large Veteran's Day one. So important, I think.

    1. I agree...it's so good for the kids and adults to pause and remember.

  4. Very patriot and American, and i wouldn't want it any other way. Richard


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