Tag Archives: Veterans Day

Everyday Heroes

The word hero implies courage and sacrifice. It’s natural and appropriate to think of the military (today is Veterans Day in my country), as well as fire fighters and first responders of all kinds. But there are quiet heroes, too, … Continue reading

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Today is Veterans Day in my country. Originally called Armistice Day to commemorate the end of World War I, it has been broadened in many nations to honor the veterans of all wars. But whether known as Veterans Day, Remembrance … Continue reading

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Thank You, Veterans!

I’m wearing swastika-free socks right now. That’s a pretty obvious fact, I realize. But the point is, it’s obvious thanks to my father (lower right hand corner in the above photo) and many others like him. On the 11th day of … Continue reading

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“Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.” ~Maya Angelou “Bran thought about it. ‘Can a man still be brave if he’s afraid?’ ‘That is the only time a … Continue reading

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