Category Archives: Remembrance Day

Madness, Briefly

Recent acts of terror Soldiers killed on Canadian soil Fear and suspicion has opportunity to reign But instead is shoved aside  By the courage of everyday citizens Who move in to help, lay flowers to remember, stand quietly in honour For … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day 2013-Is One Day Off Too Much to Ask?

Living in Canada’s capital city, Ottawa, Ontario, we are fortunate to be able to attend the Remembrance Day Service at our national cenotaph. Today was a cool, showery, somewhat snowy day yet the crowds came to Parliament Hill.  There could … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day 2012-Thank You Dad

Our father, Bill Allen, served in the army in World War II.  He initially trained others to drive tanks here on Canadian soil and then he served overseas-Northern Africa and Italy.  He service ended before the end of the war due … Continue reading

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