Shotwell Park, Skaneateles New York, Veterans Day
Grateful to be able to vote today. Thankful for those who fought to preserve that right.
I was driving along Route 20 last Thursday and stopped in Skaneateles to observe a beautiful display of American flags in the park, by the lake. It was an unusually sunny day, as I wandered through taking pictures, I thought about my Dad and the role he played in serving his country.
This was what I found in the newspaper:
“This Veterans Day, more than 125 American flags decorated Shotwell Memorial Park in the village of Skaneateles. The Skaneateles High School girls’ lacrosse team sold the flags for $30 each and put them in the park in honor of or in memory of a veteran of the buyers’ choice.”
My Dad grew up in Skaneateles, New York, and is a veteran of WWII. Here is an excerpt from his autobiography on his Army experience:
“When you are drafted in to the armed services, you start at the bottom. It…
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