Change Is Hard

…but change is certain.

Veterans Day

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Here in the states November 11th is a day reserved for honoring our veterans.

“May their rememberance be as lasting as this land they honored.” – Daniel Webster

There’s a National Cemetary near me where I sometimes wander, reading the markers and contemplating matters.

“We don’t know them all, but we owe them all.” – Unknown

It’s a beautiful place no matter the season, but it’s particularly beautiful when it’s decorated to honor those buried there.

“Here men endured that a nation might live.” – Herbert Hoover

On this Veterans Day I will remember those who served our country.

“A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.” -Joseph Campbell

I hope those of you here in the US will stop for a moment and think about them too.

Author: dawnkinster

I'm a long time banker having worked in banks since the age of 17. I took a break when I turned 50 and went back to school. I graduated right when the economy took a turn for the worst and after a year of library work found myself unemployed. I was lucky that my previous bank employer wanted me back. So here I am again, a long time banker. Change is hard.

12 thoughts on “Veterans Day

  1. Beautiful images, beautiful post, Dawn.

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  2. I’m with Robin. Very, very beautiful.

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  3. I’m honoring all veterans in my family and everywhere. What a beautiful post! ❤️🤍💙

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  4. Memorial Day is for honoring the veterans who gave the ultimate sacrifice. Veteran’s Day is to celebrate the Service men and women who were/are willing to defend our Country. Hooray for Veterans!

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  5. Great thoughts — and quotes! — Dawn. Hope your Veterans Day was pleasant.

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  6. Lovely photos, yes I would thank them all if I could:)

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