Veteran's Day in the U.S.A.
The hope that some day peace will come.
The assurance that the only way that will ever happen is to be prepared for war.
The thanks for and remembrance of those that have paid the tax of blood and service.
As is my way, I spent the day with some old friends.
I hope they noticed.
Afterthought: While I've seen it in years before, I have to say it was particularly meaningful to me to see every single news reader and reporter working for BBC World (cable and satellite TV) wearing a poppy clasp this last week. Yes, the Beeb; even with all their oft-demonstrated bias. Would that others showed the same respect...