Good 32º (burrrrrr) very foggy morning.
Today is Veterans Day. Thank a Vet.
To all Veterans on this special day of remembrance I salute you!
All the veterans I am related to:
My Dad: Leslie Laney USN WWI
Brothers-in-law: Joe Mueller Army Korea, Bill Plumbridge USN
Nephews: Jim and Bob Plumbridge USN
My *Jerry, Brian, Alex, USMC
USMC: *LASD ret
*Bill Patterson, *Sid Heal, *Rod Johnson, *Jon Austin, Mel Nix, Lynn Crowell, *Sally Harwell, Andy Nantz, *Terry Bonyea, *Paul Allgood
All the Rogue Valley Marine Corps League
*Joe Kirk, *Don Davies, *Lynn Helbing, *Moon Mullen, *Spike Dammer, *Ben Hunt, *Jim Pierce, Spencer Norman, Jim Harper, Greg Lundell, George "Gator" Hill, *Michael D Nelson, *Ollie Taylor Navy Reserve, *Dennis Slocumb, *Rich Steinhurst aka 'Steiny' , *Dave Clark
*Dale Yellin, *Gabe Ramirez, David Perry, *Larry Tomes, *Ike Saben, *Jerome Beck, *Wayne Low, *Ron Wisberger
Air Force: *LASD ret
*Dan Patz, Ron Maxwell, *Bob Havercroft
And ... but I don't know which branch:
...................if there is anyone out there that I missed, please let me know!
Historically this date...
1918 – World War I: Germany signs an armistice agreement with the Allies in a railroadcar in the forest of Compiègne, France. The fighting officially ends at 11:00 (The eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month) and this is annually honoured with a two-minute silence. The war officially ends on the signing of the Treaty of Versailles on June 28th 1919.
1921 – The Tomb of the Unknowns is dedicated by US President Warren G. Harding atArlington National Cemetery.
And births this date include....
My friend from high school, my old locker partner...Nancy Kujala Sherman Sammons. (OMG, this was 9 years ago!)
HAPPY BIRTHDAY NANCY!!! ♥
... And my friend from LASD, Ben Hunt. HAPPY BIRTHDAY BEN!
1925 – Jonathan Winters, American comedian and actor
1960 – Stanley Tucci, American actor and director
1962 – Demi Moore, American actress
PICTURE OF THE DAY:
Fall and fog in Oregon.
And, here the woodpeckers were busy as well as the turkeys...
And today is also a special anniversary celebrated by PJ and Dave (my pals and neighbors). They have been hanging out together for the last 32 years! Congratulations kids!
I got the front grass mowed yesterday, filled a flat tire on the weed sprayer, threw out stuff and took it to the trash can while Dude ran along (I ran 5 Miles today!), weed-eated in the front yard, vacuumed. See, a day filled with over the top excitement!
Today the door people are coming early to put a new door on my barn. Gotta get the gate open and the barn unlocked. Sheesh ... too early for me!
All I know. Nuff said. Happy Tuesday. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
Veterans's Day honors all members of the Armed Forces who who served this country valiantly, and in a very big way. They served and fought to protect us, to keep our country safe, and to preserve our way of life. Veterans gave their time, and risked their lives for you and me. In some cases, they made the ultimate sacrifice.
This holiday originally was called Armistice Day and was first celebrated in 1921. In 1954, President Eisenhower changed it to Veteran's Day, in honor of those who served and died from all wars.
On November 11 at 11:11, 1921 the U.S. France and England each buried an unknown soldier in honor of those who died in World War I. This began the annual Armistice Day holiday. The time and day was picked because fighting ceased in WWI in 1918 on November 11 at 11:11. In keeping with this tradition, work stops on this day and time each year for a moment of silence.