Sunday, May 29, 2016

Memorial Day: Remember

For those of us in the United States, it's Memorial Day weekend...a three-day weekend signaling for most people the start of summer, the opening of pools, and (roughly) the end of school. The purpose of this holiday, however, is somber: to remember those who have died in service to our country.

Today, I post in memory of all the men and women who served with their life's blood, but most especially, I post in memory of Major Gregory "Linus" Stone, USAF. He died after one of our own Air Force sergeants tossed a grenade in a tent. Linus had flown with my husband in the 34th Bomb Squadron (Thunderbirds) and later deployed with the Air National Guard for Iraqi Freedom.

May we always remember the price of our freedom, our liberty, our honor. May we be worthy of their sacrifice.

stamps: Hero Arts, StampinUp, My Favorite Things, Papertrey
ink: Hero Arts
paper: Papertrey
accessories: dimensionals


  1. Your card is amazing, Susan, and perfect for the day.

  2. Thank you for sharing the memory and meaning today. Your card is beautiful.

  3. I am grateful for all who served. My father enlisted the day after Pearl Harbor was attacked. It is because of the sacrifices of men and women who came before and after him that we are fortunate to have the freedom to worship, come and go as we please and express ourselves. Thanks for the outstanding card and remembrance of our vets.

  4. A tragic loss. Thank you for sharing this story.

  5. May we always remember that freedom isn't free.

  6. I love the movement evoked by the image. It makes me think of the flag waving in the wind.

  7. Thank you to your husband, Susan, and to you for your service to our county.


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