11/11/08

honor due


What happened to all the parades?  What happened to the honor and respect we showed as a nation to those who gave their all and some the ultimate sacrifice of dying for their country.  I'm longing for the 'good, old days' when it wasn't about stretching it into a three day weekend, I'm longing for little ones to be waiting on the curb when the bands come marching by playing John Phillip Sousa.  I want to never forget what we were as a nation and what we can be...again.

Thank you to all those who serve so proudly in my place. Thank you for the lonely nights and days and months you spend away from your loved ones.  Godspeed your return home.

My card today is in tribute for my family members who have worn a uniform of America.  I used Artistic Outpost's Hero set of unmounted stamps.

6 comments:

Anne said...

Thanks for remembering. Your card and tribute are wonderful. Hugs...

~amy~ said...

Hi Susan...great card using the AO Hero set!

Jami {sgtStamper} said...

Thank you for such a wonderful post and your beautiful tribute!! Those images are wonderful - I will need add them too my list. I find I am most picky when it comes to patriotic stamps, and I do love the stamps you used!!
hugs, Jami

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

Well said and well done my friend!! I AGREE whole heartedly!! I had my flag flying proudly outside my home!!!!

Julia Aston said...

Wonderful tribute card for all our soldiers Susan! I love the framing and super patriotic stampings!

Denise Clark said...

I agree! Our veterans deserve MUCH more recognition! Thank you for reminding us all!

Beautiful card!