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Our Glorious Flag



Our Glorious Flag, originally uploaded by Shirley Buxton.

This is the beautiful flag of our glorious country, the United States of America. It is being flown here from our deck, where Jerry posts it almost every day. In the background is a glimpse of the San Bernardino Mountains.

This is Memorial Day. Have a great holiday, enjoy your families and be sure to eat lots of good food. Throughout the day, let us remember to give thanks to God for our exceptional country. May we take pride in our troops who are scattered around the world, and remember with gratitude, those who gave their lives for our many and exceptional freedoms.

GOD BLESS AMERICA, land that I love.

Tags: God+bless+America, flag, Memorial+Day, troops,

By Shirley Buxton

Still full of life and ready to be on the move, Shirley at 83 years old feels blessed to have lots of energy and to be full of optimism. She was married to Jerry for 63 years, and grieves yet at his death in August of 2019. They have 4 children, 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren...all beautiful and highly intelligent--of course. :)

6 replies on “Our Glorious Flag”

Shirley, thanks for your note on my blog, and thanks as well for your great posts about Memorial Day. Sometimes we need a reminder of what holidays like these are supposed to represent, and the reflection they should prompt, in this case about our country and the wonderful men and women who represent it every day. All the best!

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o srry ummm outdoor education it is wen u doint have to sit in a boring classroom and u get to learn about nature and all that better than math history everything preety much

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that is the way a flag shud be flown and it looks like u have a really beautiful house w/ the trees in the backround and everything wow and i will have a good holiday but i have to pack for outdoor ed which is tommorrow u have a good holiday as well shirley

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