Viet Nam

Today is a Day of Mixed Feelings

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On a Sunday, shall I say over forty years ago, I was in the hospital giving birth to my first child, my daughter, Teresa. She is a great person, I love her to pieces, and I am so happy she is in my life. Not to mention that she has blessed me with three fabulous grandchildren that I love beyond bounds! Happy, happy Birthday dear Sesa!

On the other hand, today is the day we all should remember, as we munch our way through our barbecue dinners, the men and women who sacrificed for our freedom. I lost friends during the Vietnam War and feel their loss every Memorial Day. Every day, I live with my Vietnam War Vet and I see the residual damage that war did to him. Please take a moment today to think about those that gave their all for each and every one of us in each and every war.

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Until Next Time,

Toni

Sydney Is Something!

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Mr. M is a Viet Nam War veteran and while he was serving there, he was offered “R and R” in Australia. He was convinced by his brother to go to Honolulu instead and has regretted it ever since. Visiting Australia has been high on his “bucket list” for as long as I have known him… remember, we have been married for 47 years…

Well, here we are! In Sydney, Australia. We are renting a wonderful one-bedroom apartment, or flat as they call it here, in an area called Pott’s Point. We have a great view of the Opera house, the Harbor bridge, and the Central Business District, as their downtown is called.

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The Sydney Opera House and Harbor Bridge from the apartment terrace

 

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