If you , “Don’t Do It Now” – When do you think you will? Have you a dream? Did you ,log your dream – your personal inspirations, of what you hope to have accomplished, by 25, or make your mark, by 35?
You need a tad more time, you say you started Life, with complications? Go on –Name them Now? You let ‘self’ – “Give-in”. You really were not, hungry enough,, to whip yourself into gear – A Winner never Quits – Everything is hard on first try!
Try a ‘D’ word – Determined, put that in your ‘back-bone‘, with self-Discipline – save all the Frivolous wants on the back-burner, if you get them now , you are carrying too much baggage to move swiftly, forward.
As you move in Life,– when young – you have all the vim, vigor, and power you need. Then you move into the full and filled area, everything you planted is coming up roses. Ah-ha, Brother, it’s beginning to ache and hurt – slowing down – just don’t feel too enthusiastic, any more?
Help some youngster coming up the the Ranks. Your helping Hand – Worth a Million.
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Are they still celebrating Class Reunions for 60 years? Who knows if any ‘anybody‘ is ‘alive‘? Does anyone know of someone from, German St.Vincent’s Orphan Home, in Normandy, Missouri, who graduated on Sunday, the 8th if June , 1952 , at 9:00 a.m.?
Let’s get together at Sunset Park in Florissant, MO., date and time, – just let me know, and I’ll post the information, as received. Any and all Alumni, Relatives, and Friends; This will be a good time to share old photos, memorabilia,, stories, and happenings from times gone by, till the present.
Any day and or time – this summer, when we can get the largest crowd to show up – – and have lots of fun and games – just like you remember!!! “WOW” Sounds terrific! Be curious! Like “Katy the kitchen cat! Have I got a ‘great tail’, to tell!
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My son’s thoughts, as he was listening to Taps, on the radio, this Memorial Day. Lee, remembers when as a young Boy Scout, in his Scout uniform, that he and his Troop went to Jefferson Barracks St.Louis, MO., to put American Flags, on the grave of each Fallen Solider.
The above being done,and not knowing “THEN” what, the future would hold, that in just a few short years, he would be wearing a Navy Uniform, aboard the, CV61 USS Ranger – The Flag Ship of the Admiral of the 7th Fleet.
Lee said,” Brings me to earlier this week, getting out our American Flag, to run up the pole for, Memorial Day, because, I know I am a Proud American, and I Love My Country”.
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Did you hear the Complete Story program this weekend, Dick Bott, produced for Memorial Day? You must go online and listen to the whole program. The information and history of Decoration Day, the original name, then changed to include all War Heroes, combining all services and Unknown Heroes, now celebrated as Memorial Day, the last Monday of May.
If you are not as old as me, you may not have heard, “Red Skelton” recite the “Pledge of Allegiance,” – this is necessary for us today, to remember God, He must be acknowledged by all of us – Americans!!!
“America”- was sung by “Charlie Rich” – and when you hear him perform and sing “America” – you will want only him, to always sing “America”. It was “Top of the Charts!” And Dick Bott had as the ‘send off ‘ for his half-hour program, “Sandi Patty” – singing the, “Star Spangled Banner” – which gave me ‘goose bumps’!!! It was the best rendition I’ve heard, and his whole program should win an award!!!
Remember the reason for the holiday, and give – “Thanks to Almighty Yahweh – for all those who serve – especially those who had to give their LIVES!”
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When we , “Grands“, were, “Young Parents“, and had a small child or two, we felt bogged down and over-worked, sometimes wishing to be free of responsibilities. Wanting time to pass faster, we were only going to miss the ‘Good Times’.
But, we are on a ‘Journey‘, that has a ‘one-way pass‘, for each of us – No Refunds – Stops on the way, accidents and set-backs, ‘ steady as she goes’, are you holding on, for “Fun Times?
Memorial Day, gives us a 3-day weekend to enjoy with all our Family, young, old, and in between. Give Thanks, to all who made the ultimate gift, so that we remain together as a Family, enjoying what our Love Ones, fought for.
Do like we did in the Young day of Ol’Gramps, celebrate with family in the backyard, -games, food, and replay the ‘memory game’, who can remember the best?
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If someone in their formative years, continually, seeks out different and unusual ways of making an entrance, would we be amiss to discover his Life’s Vocation? Today, as fast as , Living Life 101, is going for each of us, we are not directing our children into the Field of Study, that would take them on and into a career more in-tune with their , ‘natural abilities’.
I believe, we all come with, strong intuitive powers, but by the age of seven we have had so much early correction, we are more, logical minded. In Tom, he is highly intelligent, with strong reasoning and remembering ability.
So, with all his, high flying Dives on Broadway, (small joke), it is good to note that Tom did well with the 82nd Airborne Division’s, 504th Infantry, Fort Bragg, N.C. ‘Three Cheers’, for all the Service Men and Women, this Memorial Day!!! “God Bless America”
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