“Memorial Day Celebrated TODAY” 5/29/2017

1944 – “To My Sweetheart” – – from AL…

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This photo is of   –  Al E. Aldrich, brother to my husband, Lee G. Aldrich, Sr. – and uncle to my sons, Lee, Jr. and Al Aldrich. The  photo must have been intended for a girl-friend – Al has a date of July 8th, 1944 – Italy and also he has written: “To My Sweetheart”    —   “Al” – also,  there is some other writing on the back of the photo – but this photo was pasted with glue on to a black page of a photo-album  – and was carefully sliced out – and some of the writing can no longer be made out – so I guess we just do not need to know what was there – I feel so “LUCKY” just to have this remembrance of my brother-in-law.

You can tell that some bending of the photo and damage  was done by someone – sometime ago –  no one knows what happens to all their stuff when they move  or leave behind all their earthly possessions for the next generation  —   Al and his brother Lee, my husband  have already gone on to a much better place – but they are  both really missed by us who  are sure to follow soon, enough?

On this Memorial Day – I  do  remember those in my “Family” and all those still serving in the Armed Forces  – asking Almighty  Yahweh’s  special  blessing –   since – – we all need ‘prayers’   said for us –  and to always be remembered … in some way – – –  my thoughts are that   —  to send blessings of “LOVE”  to all those we hold dear  in our “LIFE” time  – –  makes for a better  world  – and our own loving memories   – will  be passed on to the next generations! D.V.


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“Alyssa and Andy… are on the ROAD”

“Blue Skies… all the way…”

Photo to come – – soon as I can find it?????

Mary Ellen Aldrich…. make this comment… – –  “to Grand-Daughter, Alyssa and her Husband, ANDY” …  – – like a reminder… “While on the ‘ROAD’ — – you may as well… try out for the – – NEW Country-WESTERN SINGERS”… from MISSOURI — YOU have the voice – – the LOOK – – and – – Your HUSBAND, ANDY… will sing and play all the music – – along the way… with you two…  together – – the newest and best ever  “duo to hit the ROAD…again!” *********

“Dream a little … DREAM of ME!”

 

 

 

 

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Stars shining bright above you
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Night breezes seem to whisper I love you
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Birds singing in the Sycamore tree
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Dream a little dream of me
 
 
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Say nightie-night and kiss me
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Just hold me tight and tell me you'll miss me
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While I'm alone and blue as can be
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Dream a little dream of me
    
 
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Stars fading but I linger on dear, still craving your kiss
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I'm longing to linger till dawn dear, just saying this
 
 
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Sweet dreams till sunbeams find you
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Sweet dreams that leave all worries far behind you
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But in your dreams whatever they be
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Dream a little dream of, dream of, dream of me

 

 

 


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“My Brother, TOM F. McClarren” the “Paratrooper”

 

“Do You Fear Falling?”   “TOM… Could you really…  just throw… ‘your-self’… out of an  AIR-PLANE?”

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This is Thomas F. McClarren –  82nd Airborne Division – U.S. Army – the last of the McClarren Family  that I have pictures of that  did  join and serve  and  were “LUCKY” to return home! To be a “Paratrooper” – I’ll just bet that…  the “#1” question you are most asked would be, –  “How can you jump out … of a perfectly  fine flying airplane – are you not afraid of falling and getting hurt?” — Tom is the one in our  “FAMILY” –  that would be asking someone downstairs something  –  and before you could turn to answer  – there he was – –  at the foot of the stairs? Never could figure what there was about  “TOM”  –  that caused him to fall out windows and down stairs –   and never got hurt doing so?   I’m guessing the “GOOD LORD” was saving  “TOM” for the big jump of his  “LIFE”  … out of  our U.S.  Government… “AIR-PLANES!”

This Memorial weekend and all this coming week –  let me send this... “Salute”   – to all  of our ARMED FORCES – a prayer  to Almighty Yahweh – to bless and protect our young men and women  – until they can return home to their “LOVED” ones –  “Send Love  to all our Loved ones who are making great sacrifices!” D.V.


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“Congratulations and Blessings… 05-27-2017”

“Congratulations to… Alyssa and Andy…. on this DAY… I thee WED… and this is the best DAY… for us… for ever more…”

 

Oseas 2:19 Y te desposaré conmigo para siempre; te desposaré conmigo en justicia, juicio, benignidad y misericordia.♔

“I …  LOVE… YOU!”

 

“Real LIFE… PHOTOS are so much better…”


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“AMERICA in MUSIC and SONG”

“Let me know if you LIKE – – as I do as an AMERICAN… and PROUD to be an AMERICAN!”

 

 

 

 

 

 


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“Memorial Day” My Brother, DENNY, JR.

 

“Thank your Serviceman” – on Memorial Day!

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My brother Denny H. McClarren Jr. – on home leave from “Redstone  Arsenal”  –   Huntsville, Alabama – –  he has  the best and biggest of smiles – –  he sure is happy to be on leave and at last home!

My thoughts are that on this “Memorial Day” weekend – we should all give to every “Service Man  and Woman” – a truly  heartfelt   THANKS – –  and a blessing in the name of the Almighty – that each of these young people who are defending this –  America – for us to have Freedom and Prosperity – that we can only receive – if and when we are grateful and continue to daily pray  to the Almighty Yahweh – since there are so many situations  – – that if we do not get together   in “United Prayer”  – –  we may not continue to have  the United States   of America!

During WWII – as a very young and  little girl – I remember hearing  every day  – in Saint Louis, Missouri – – on  radio station   “K.M.O.X” and at “twelve o’clock noon” – “Kate Smith”  singing… “God Bless America” – – –  this song is a prayer and we should  – and need to sing it as a prayer  – to protect all of the young   people  – – today – who are signing up to serve –  America  – and in some cases  – even having to give their –  LIFE – the ultimate gift  – that they can give –  –  and so…  we need to pray  NOW – like never before  – – for their daily protection!

“D.V. – – The ALMIGHTY willing – – someday we will not  need to send our young people to WAR – – maybe…   we could learn to live with each other… and live in PEACE?”


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