Memorial Day Morning Garden Walk and Memories…

The Garden Diary

Mr. G and I look forward to Memorial Day each year. We are up early with our garden to-do list in hand, our race-day snacks and our radio to listen to the Indy 500.

Freedom isn’t Free…
Even though so much action is going on in our city, here in my suburban garden all is peaceful, quiet and fairly cool this morning. I even feel a little breeze. It is a good time for me to remember those who have bravely fought for our country in the past and to pray for those who continue to do so today. I am very grateful for the freedoms I have and appreciate those who make the sacrifices on our behalf.

Isn’t he so handsome?

My dad served in WW II on the USS Halford (DD-480). He and his friends were drafted during their Jr year in high school to serve. I…

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4 thoughts on “Memorial Day Morning Garden Walk and Memories…

  1. I am sorry to hear of your loss of your parents & this is a beautiful tribute to them. My 1st memory of my Father is him walking in the kitchen door in uniform after WW2. My grandmother had a 2’X8ft. victory garden & we lived with her during the war. Our view from the garden was of Liberty ships being built across the street at the Key highway ship yard. I hope you & your family have a great memorial day & many more in the future. Good luck, Joe

  2. Thank you to your Dad for his sacrifice. And what a beautiful story… thank you for sharing it with us.
    He is not only sharing coffee with his love, but they are dancing along with you in the Happy Gardeners video!
    ❤ loved that video and you Christmas video!!

    1. Thank you Nancy. I sure appreciate his sacrifice and service! He never wanted to talk about the war. Keep most of those memories tucked inside. I think they were painful. Glad you enjoyed the videos. We sure enjoyed making them. Laughter is good for the soul! 🙂

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