First, before I get to the thoughts swirling through my mind. Before I share excerpts from my last 24 hours. Before I thank all of those responsible for the opportunities afforded me in Canada yesterday. First, I thank the Veterans this Veterans Day. For without them, many, if not all of my daily routines, activities, and luxuries may not exist at all. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.
This morning is Veteran’s Day. In Canada it’s Remembrance Day. In my home we are honoring, remembering, respecting, and we are thankful for our Veteran’s, past, present, and future.
I am home with my three youngest children this morning and I want them to know what this means, and why we remember. A few minutes ago, my son came into the office and asked if I had just heard Theodore yelling. I said I had. He asked me if I knew why he was yelling so loud. I did not. He shared with me that the Star Spangled Banner had come on the TV in the family room, and that Theodore, on his own, sang “…of the brave” as loud as he could to end the Anthem.
A minute later Theodore pulled up a rocking chair beside me, and in the presence of his older brother, twin sister and I…
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