D-Day

Stamping with Buffy

71 years ago today, my uncle, Jennings Marston, landed on Omaha Beach. Uncle Jennings was one of the “lucky” ones who made it back home. After serving in Europe during World War II, he went to Korea during the Korean War. (I know some politicians called it a “conflict.” A conflict is when two toddlers fight over a toy. When men and women are getting killed, or coming home physically and/or emotionally scarred, it’s not a conflict; it’s a war.)

Each year on Memorial Day, Veteran’s Day, June 6, and other American holidays, my Uncle Smile sends an e-mail tribute to all the veterans in our family.  And there are lots! Dad was in the National Guard. His unit almost got sent to Korea, but they lost (or won, I guess) the coin toss. Mike’s father and step-father were both in the service. And we have lots of uncles and cousins who have…

View original post 379 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s