In the accompanying May 30,2010 New York Times story, “The Great Unknown,” a blessing of war, it says, is the fact that, now, at least, we are able to name those we have lost. In earlier wars, we had no idea who the dead were. Small consolation.
“The sad reality is that there will likely be new recruits for Arlington’s ranks, now 300,000 strong,” Robert Poole, author of On Hallowed Ground said. “Though all losses are painful, perhaps we can take some consolation in the knowledge that the names of those who will sacrifice so much are unlikely to go unknown.”
Not for baby. Here’s some interesting wallpaper, although I don’t know in which room it should be hung. The bathroom? The kitchen? The mud room? How about the foyer? Or maybe the bedroom, where the images will inspire sleep???
Yes, I love this. I was thinking how grumpy and stressed out I’ve been. Can hardly stand myself, and along comes this guy who reminds me to look on the bright side! I had forgotten how!
So, today, what did i notice bright and sunny? The most gorgeous blue skies! And I love being nestled in my bedroom — it’s dark and cool. And, while I’ve been working, I’ve sipped the most delicious herbal tea!