August 28, 2008

September 11th approaches...what can you do?

My memories of that fateful day...
(please feel free to share your memories in the comment section below...)
On September 11th 2001, I was watching Good Morning America with my oldest daughter (then 19 months) and 7 months pregnant with my second parents were about to fly to Florida and were preparing to leave for the airport. My husband was at work. I sobbed all day and couldn't get the images of the towers falling out of my mind...but you horrible as it gets hard...and it's up to each of us as individuals to make this world a better place for all. Do we let our hearts grow hard and bitter or do we stand up and teach a new attitude to our children?
(my creation for Em's Kindergarten teacher as an end of the year gift...magnet attached to the back and her school photo enclosed inside with more was fun to make!)
Vote this election and participate in any form of community government to the best of your ability. Don't complain about the country unless you are able to stand up and do something to solve a problem...yes, it can start with one idea!

My dad always taught me...
don't give me more problems...give me more solutions!
Let's try to live that way more often!

God Bless America...Home of the Free and the Brave!

Please join us in this FLY THE FLAG campaign and PLEASE info with everyone in your world asking them to also share it. We have a little less than one week and counting to get the word out all across this great land and into every community in the United States of America .

I was emailed the original but really hate to bulk emails like this and the blog is a perfect soap here it is.


On Thursday, September 11th, 2008, an American flag should be displayed outside every home, apartment, office, and store in the United States . Every individual should make it their duty to display an Am erican flag on this seventh anniversary of one our country's worst tragedies. We do this honor of those who lost their lives on 9/11, their families, friends and loved ones who continue to endure the pain, and those who today are fighting at home and abroad to preserve our cherished freedoms.

In the days, weeks and months following 9/11, our country was bathed in American flags as citizens mourned the incredible losses and stood shoulder-to-shoulder against terrorism. Sadly, those flags have all but disappeared. Our patriotism pulled us through some tough times and it shouldn't take another attack to galvanize us in solidarity. Our American flag is the fabric of our country and together we can prevail over terrorism of all kinds

Action Plan:

So, he re's what we need you to do ..

(1) Post the info on your blog. Please don't be the one to break this chain. Take a moment to think back to how you felt on 9/11 and let those sentiments guide you.

(2) Fly an American flag of any size on 9/11. Honestly, Americans should fly the flag year-round, but if you don't, then at least make it a priority on this day.

Thank you for your participation.

1 comment:

  1. We live in the metro D.C. area and my husband works at The Pentagon. He was at work that day on Sept. 11, 2001 but had taken a bus over to nearby Roslyn, just a few blocks away, for a meeting at an adjunt building. Prasie God! It was my first day of teaching preschool alongside another military wife. We went through half the morning before finding out what had happened. My husband showed up in my classroom 4 hours later after we had dismissed the kids. I melted in tears into his arms. Days later I drove to The Pentaogn to bring my husband something he had forgotten and I remember pulling over onto the shoulder of the highway and just staring at the gaping hole in the building. It looked just like the photo on Time magazine's cover. I couldn't believe it. It all seemed so unreal, and yet it did happen and it was just 25 miles up the road from my house. My safe, suburbian house. Every year they replay the images of that horrible day and every year I turn away. I still can't bring myself to watch those pictures and videos. It's the ugliest of ugly. Hatred and Evil at its worst. God spared our family that day. He has spared our country ever since and I fly my American flag proudly every single day, as do my neighbors. God Bless America, God Bless us all.