Monday, May 25, 2009

Memorial Day in Austin

My flag-waving granddaughter

One of many wreaths dedicated to those killed in action and those currently serving in the military.
Aurelia - and Annika - LOVE ketchup!

Early this morning I drove to Austin to participate in the annual Memorial Day events - flag rising at the court house, the Memorial Day parade, the dedications of wreaths at the Oakwood Cemetery, and the decorating with flowers the graves of my mother and father. I was pleased this year to hear the local organizations paying homage to past and present veterans. Those in Iraq and Afghanistan were included in the dedications and prayers. Following the dedications ceremony, I was interviewed by a nearby TV station. You can watch it here: click on Memorial Day in Austin.


Pat said...

You looked good and sounded good. You really had some neat things to say. Kudos to you and to all our servicemen & women both past & present. You have every reason to be proud.

MamaD4 said...

I agree with Pat completely. Very nicely put. I think I would have stammered and said something ridiculous, you handled it very gracefully!

I showed Josiah and Annika...they now believe that you are a movie star!