When they asked the little girl where her home was she replied - Where mother is

Remembrance Day















I wanted to share my own family's story of War and why we continue to remember those who fought on our behalf so many years ago, and those who continue to fight today.

Please click on the following link and read how my own family was affected by war.

And pleae take the time to REMEMBER today. 


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I Remember


Arthur YatesMy grandfather (Poppa) was a very special man.  He was one of the many men who fought in WW II.  He was my hero and I loved him very much.

He used to talk a lot about his time spent over seas, and he kept a box full of things that represented his time there.

This week, I wrote an article about my grandmother and her experience as a wife who not only saw her husband go off to war, but four brothers as well....


Lest We Forget


PoppyToday is Remembrance Day. A day to remember the men and women who have given their lives to fight for the freedoms we are so blessed to have today in Canada. And we need to also take time to today to think about the ones who are out there right now on the front lines for our Country.

I can't even begin to imagine what it would be like to be constantly on guard - that at any moment, you will come face to face with someone who wants to kill you. The idea of gunfire each day echoing in your ears and bombs going off all around you - and being able to get past the fear and be strong...

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