Memorial Day

Monday, May 28, 2012

Today is a very important day in history and it's a very important holiday to remember for my family. I have many family members and close friends who have served our country and are still serving today. I continuously pray for their safety and courage. I am so thankful for all of those who continually fight for our country. 

Today, I had the honor of sitting down with my Dad, who served in the Navy during the early 1970s. He has some incredible stories and neat vintage photos that I enjoyed looking at very much. It was really cool to see how so many emotions and memories my Dad had just from looking at his old photos. 

I just wanted to dedicate this post to him because I am so proud of his courage and strength for serving our country during some critical times in history. Dad, you are someone I look up to and admire. Thank you for all you have done, I am proud to call you my Dad. 

Thank you to all the Men and Women who continually serve for our country! 

This will be a shorter post, because I think the photos speak for themselves really.


Mom reading an old Letter from Dad 
Dad remembering his Buddies


  1. This is so neat! It's such a blessing to be able to spend time like this with our parents!! :) love the pictures!

  2. Wow! What an incredible way to spend your Memorial day! I am sure this is something you and your Dad will never forget! :D

  3. that is so cool to be able to share those memories with your dad! love those pictures!

  4. Very thankful for brave men & woman like your father!

  5. loved this post, as a Navy wife and sister this made so proud!

  6. I love this!!! So sweet! And I love that your momma still has letters from him!!! What an amazing part of their lives to look back on! Glad you had an amazing time at home!! xoxo!

  7. wow, this is incredible! so sweet.

    tell your dad that i thank him.

  8. aww that is soo incredibly sweet :)

  9. What a beautiful post Britt! I just love that you shared these special photos. A big thanks to your Dad. :)

  10. this sounds like such a neat experience - and i love the picture in the sailor looking uniforms :) thank goodness for people like him to keep us safe!

  11. Wow that is amazing, those pictures and letters look so tender.


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