Wednesday, December 21, 2011

one wish came true..

as i walked thru the airport i saw soldiers everywhere... all going HOME...


what a wonderful christmas wish... that came true...
thank you to all who serve.... merry christmas!

image red ticking

109 comments:

Ashley said...

What a wonderful Christmas present these soldiers will be, returning home to their loved ones and may we always remember those who lost their live's fighting....Wishing you a lovely holiday! Xoxoxo

Dumbwit Tellher said...

We owe these men & women and their families a huge dept of gratitude. We often forget that just because it's a holiday, there are those serving and away from their loved ones. Safe travels to you Pam. If anyone will enjoy their family and the spirit of the season it will be you. You have a heart as loving and compassionate as they come.

I adore you!
xx Deb

liza said...

Yay!!

French Girl in Seattle said...

Dear Pam. I finally stopped by your store today while I was showing my Parisian mother in law around Madison Valley. What a darling place! I was sorry when I found out you were out of town! Maybe next time... Enjoy your trip. Veronique (French Girl in Seattle)

Linda in AZ * said...

*** I had to stop by and tell you how WONDERFUL your tribute to all our service members truly touched me...

I hope MANY of them SEE & FEEL the recognition & appreciation of others all the time, but understandably, ESPECIALLY during the holidays.

As the wife of a now-retired Army officer, who retired (finally!) after 38 years of service, with our 28 moves under our belts, and over 18 of those years spent in Europe, my heart is naturally ALWAYS with our men & women who serve and makes us all so very, very proud... They bless us with their sheer dedication.

Thanks to YOU for acknowledging them.. it warmed my heart. I thank every soldier I see, if not by word, then by mouthing "Thank you" and putting my hand over my heart & looking them in the eye, as I pass them in public... They always see it and "get it", and they smile. And I feel good.

Warmest regards & blessings to you for remembering them during this season,

Linda in AZ *
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Lost in Provence said...

Thank you so much for this beautiful post. Another meaning entirely to "home for the holidays". Very moving.

A Perfect Gray said...

beautiful. I was just looking over some photos from our rome trip in 2007. I had forgotten I had taken several shots of servicemen in uniform at the airport. I almost cried when I saw them because I was so grateful and moved. thanks, pam and have a wonderful christmas and new year. donna

Paul S said...

I'm pleased for the soldiers who've returned and I pray for the ones that didn't come back.

Have a great Christmas my friend!

*Chic Provence* said...

Pam I wish you the warmest of Chrisstmases and the happiest of New Years! (sp!)

Love this heart-warming post, and leave it to you to share such a caring thought..

much love my friend

Kit

wickedfaerie said...

Wonderful, let's hope by the New Year a lot more of these brave people will be home with their families.


Merry Christmas to All,
Sue

NYCLQ said...

Beautiful tribute post... Seasons Greetings Pam and Best Wishes for a healthy, happy and safe NEW year!!

xo Lynda

The enchanted home said...

Hallejulah to that!! What a wonderful gift indeed......the sacrifice they make for each of us to uphold our liberties and freedoms is truly awe inspiring! May God bless each and every one of them...Merry Christmas!

24 Corners said...

Pam, such a warm hearted and poignant reminder of those precious souls who allow us the freedom to enjoy the tremendous blessings we all have in this country. It's nice to kow that so many are able to be with loved ones for the holidays...and we'll keep those aren't able to, in our thoughts and prayers.

Much love & Merry Christmas sweetie...
Jessica

designchic said...

What a blessing they are to us, and Happy New Year and all the best in 2012 to you!!

koralee said...

Hope your Christmas was blessed in everyway dear friend and that 2012 will be a year of jOY for you...you have become such a dear friend..thank you for your sweet friendship. Hugs always and always. xoxoxox

Ivy Lane said...

God bless our troops and thank GOD they are heading home!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Splendid Market said...

Hello Darling Pam. So sorry I missed you over the holidays. I have passed on The Versatile Blogger award to YOU. Please stop by the Market for more details. xox ebh

Stacey said...

As a military spouse, i am thrilled to see you pay tribute to our service men and women. In fact, my hubby just recently came home just in time for the birth of our 2nd son. Thank you:-)

Paul S said...

It's past midnight here in the U.K.

Happy New Year Pam:)

Blue Muse said...

I was very moved by that photo and your words. I am so thankful for all those that have fought and continue to fight for the things we cherish, and for the things that we take for granted.

I wanted to come by and wish you a very, very happy new year, sweet Pam.
xo isa

AshTreeCottage said...

I so agree! Wishing you and yours a happy and blessed 2012.

Hugs,
Susan and Bentley

Sherrie said...

Hello Pam,
Your photo of the soldiers on the sidebar of Fresh vintage home caught my eye. Wonderful post! I currently have a son serving in Afghanistan. Thank you for your post. Have a wonderful New Year!

katiedid said...

OK....I just got a bit teary there. What a wonderful thing.

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