My 6&1/2 year old daughter still firmly believes her daddy "paints the sky pink!"

Such a sweet, sorrowful poem. It broke my heart reading this, yet it rings true and what I'd wish for my loved ones to do.when I'm gone.

S7E1 "The Day Will Come When You Won't Be" | The Walking Dead (AMC) (Boing-Boing...RIP Abraham & Glenn)

McFarlane AMC Walking Dead DEPUTY RICK GRIMES Series 1 Action Figure NIP

A poppy is to remember

Memorial Day poppies and the woman who launched a movement

Storytime Standouts looks at a Remembrance Day resource for young children, A Poppy Is to Remember by Heather Patterson and Ron Lightburn

Our Family's Pagan Memorial Day | musings of a kitchen witch

Thank you.

"In Flanders Fields" is a war poem written during the First World War by Canadian physician and Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae. He was inspired to write it on May after his friend and fellow soldier Alexis Helmer died in the Second Battle of Ypres.

#VeteransDay is observed annually on #November11 that honors Military #Veterans; that is persons who served in the United States Armed Forces. It coincides with other holidays including #ArmisticeDay and #RemembranceDay celebrated in other countries that mark the anniversary of the end of #WorldWarI; major hostilities of #WWI were formally ended at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918 when the Armistice with Germany went into effect. The #UnitedStates previously observed…

#VeteransDay is observed annually on #November11 that honors Military #Veterans; that is persons who served in the United States Armed Forces. It coincides with other holidays including #ArmisticeDay and #RemembranceDay celebrated in other countries that mark the anniversary of the end of #WorldWarI; major hostilities of #WWI were formally ended at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918 when the Armistice with Germany went into effect. The #UnitedStates previously observed…

This Nurse and Her Patient Are Trying to Outrun Cancer Together  Dek:  Ashley Pildis and Ashley Landay are using their unique friendship to raise money for cancer research.  If you ask a runner why they run you'll rarely get the same answer. Whether it's the supportive community or the simple joy of lacing up and getting out we all have our reasons. But for New York natives Ashley Pildis and Ashley Landay running means a lot more than that. (Related: Running Helped Me Accept That I Had…

This Nurse and Her Patient Are Trying to Outrun Cancer Together

This Nurse and Her Patient Are Trying to Outrun Cancer Together Dek: Ashley Pildis and Ashley Landay are using their unique friendship to raise money for cancer research. If you ask a runner why they run you'll rarely get the same answer. Whether it's the supportive community or the simple joy of lacing up and getting out we all have our reasons. But for New York natives Ashley Pildis and Ashley Landay running means a lot more than that. (Related: Running Helped Me Accept That I Had…

Educator Charlotte Hawkins Brown on her wedding day in 1912.  Founder of the historic Palmer Memorial Institute in North Carolina, Ms. Brown was also one of the invaluable suffragists who worked for black women to have the same equal rights black men and white women were fighting for in the early 20th century.

Charlotte Hawkins Brown on her wedding day, Founder of the Palmer Memorial Institute in North Carolina, Ms. Brown was also a suffragist who worked for black women to have the same rights black men and white women were fighting for in the early century.

it may still bring tears to our eyes but knowing that others remember our children is beautiful.

it may still bring tears to our eyes but knowing that others remember our children is beautiful. my family has been of great support and i love how they include my baby, they even send gifts for his memorial :')

9/11 Teardrop Memorial - "To the Struggle Against World Terrorism" sculpture by Zurab Tsereteli given to the United States by the Russian government as a memorial to the victims of the September 11 attacks and the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.  It stands at the end of the former MOTBY in Bayonne, New Jersey and was dedicated on September 11, 2006 in a ceremony attended by former U.S. President Bill Clinton and Prime Minister of Russia Vladimir Putin.

The Teardrop Memorial, Bayonne, NJ - I had no clue this poignant memorial existed. It was a gift to America from the country of Russia and is dedicated "To the Struggle Against World Terrorism.

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