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Monday, May 27, 2013

Happy Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day to my American visitors. This is a photo I took yesterday of my grandfathers final resting place, located in the Willamette National Cemetery in Portland. The sea of flags is truly a sight to see.

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David Oliver said...

Thank you for posting this. It is such an amazing site to see. Both of my parents as well as my wife parents are buried up there.

sparkle100-havealook.blogspot.com said...

Yes same to you from Canada.

Been watching it all on t.v

Fun60 said...

A very colourful photo expessing everything about memorial day.

aimee said...

I was just there yesterday too. It is indeed a memorable sight to see all the flags next to each Veteran's resting place.

SmilingSally said...

Love that beautiful American blue. I remember.

Happy Blue Monday, Sarah.

Madge Bloom said...

Just stunning...my dad rests in Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent WA. Thank you Sarah for remembering to honor Veterans this Memorial Day...

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sparkle100-havealook.blogspot.com said...

I made a mistake so here it is again.

I am 100% in rememberance for Memorial Day. Amen.

To say Happy as I see people say. I mean who

ever in authority made the happy in there.

To me it is not happy when the soldiers and veterans either die or come back with out limbs.

It saddens me. I watched your President stand

there and other officials. Almost in tears.

My two brothers came home wounded. One had a

leg with steel rod inside.

My other brother loss his

hearing from shell bombing. Stone deaf.

So being a Canadian it is an harship Day To

say Happy.

We call it Poppy Day.

Now I am not trying to stir up the pot. Just

wondering. And maybe know one knows.

DeniseinVA said...

A magnificent photo and a very touching one. A day to remember all our Vets who have gone to their final resting place. Thank you Sarah and Happy Memorial Day!

LV said...

Indeed all the flags are a sight to see. It is so sad that they have to represent so much tragedy and sadness,

Small City Scenes said...

Great shot. MB

Jim said...

Great tribute.

Liza said...

Beautiful and moving photo. Happy RT!

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Jenny Short said...

Very moving to see all the flags and colors. xo Jenny

Lina Gustina said...

Perfect and lovely tribute for a Memorial Day.