Some early thoughts of Spring

004Good morning everyone!  Now that the hectic holidays of Christmas and New Year have come and gone, I am sure that we have all gotten back to the usual daily bustles of busy lifestyle.  Back to school and work.  And I hope you’ve all been well too.
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Remembrance Day

Yesterday 11th November was Remembrance Day.  On that day I thought of all those who went to the battle field to save their countries, and I wore a “poppy”as a sign of respect!dscn0856And most of all I always remember and think of my father who joined the British Army as a young man.  When I was growing up, he told me lots of stories about soldiers, his army days and how life was being a soldier.   I learned from him a song “He’ll be coming round the mountain when he comes” and that was the song that him and his soldier friends sang and I grew up knowing this song by heart.  He taught me how they paraded and I did it too with him and it was fun time I had, and to date I still remember all those laughing moments I thought I was a “little soldier girl.” I still remember “YES SIR, NO SIR.”  He was a dad who  continually loved telling me of his life as a soldier all through my years of innocence until to the day that I came to comprehension of the whole affair of one being a soldier.

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