Lest We Forget: 2012

Since Aidan was 4 we have taken the kids to the Remembrance day ceremonies at Victory Square. I would have brought him earlier but at 3 I had a 3 week old baby and I really wasn’t up to it. This year was the first year that Aidan really got it and there was only [...] . . . → Read More: Lest We Forget: 2012

Lest We Forget

Victory Square Cenotaph

I always feel a sense of sorrow and gratitude on November 11th. I know that my great grandfather went to war when he didn’t have to so that less of Canada’s young men needed to go. My grandfather was in the Navy and so was Anthony’s dad.  My father was in the reserves, and there [...] . . . → Read More: Lest We Forget

Lest We Forget

“This makes me really sad. I hope I never have to go to war.”
-Aidan Patrick Floyd, 11 November 2010
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Today I just want to take a moment to remember all those who have been touched by war. Take your own to remember not only those who fought for us, but are trying to make the world a better place now.
In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place; [...] . . . → Read More: 11.11.07