Thursday, March 4, 2010

Friday Shoot-Out: In Remembrance

This week's assignment comes from Chef E.  The idea is to honor those we have lost.  Although Chef E pointed out that this may not be a typical FSO, I think it is a wonderful idea!  I think it is always a great idea to take the time to remember those we loved who were lost as well as remember those who died as part of wars and political conflicts.  The picture above is from a visit to the Vietnam Memorial where people still left items for those that they loved and missed. 
We also visited the Lincoln Memorial on our visit to DC which was a great experience!
On a more personal note, I lost my cat Godiva in October 2008.  I had gone out for a garage sale at my sister's.  When I got home, I found her.  She looked like she died in her sleep.  She was thirteen so she had a good life.  She was a very nice cat and I miss her quite a bit.
So, for all those that have been lost, I send out a prayer of love and peace.

I hope you enjoyed and I look forward to see others' FSO!


10 comments:

  1. Oh I have chills, and my daughter was crazy for cats, boys came eventually, but you could not pry a cat from her loving arms...

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  2. It is always good to contemplate our memorials. And out pets are def. part of the fam!

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  3. Cat, dog, or person...to go quietly while asleep is a blessing. Does not help the loss that is felt afterward.

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  4. Cat are definitely part of the family too!

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  5. Great example of remembering powerful things and people in our lives. Great job.
    QMM

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  6. Gadiva what a great name for (what looks like) a chocolate colored cat. good post, one of my goals is to visit DC and all the memorials there. have never been to my own capital.... know rome and paris better - this has got to be changed.

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  7. Lovely post, Lena.
    My condolences for your Godiva. Cats bring so much joy to our lives!

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  8. The Vietnam War Memorial was a great addition. Sorry about your Gadiva. We know that we'll only have them for a short time, but it sure doesn't make it any easier to lose them. She looks to be a beauty!

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  9. A beautiful post. Very sweet. I think it is hard to get over losing a pet. They are such true companions.

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  10. It struck me as funny that people would leave cigarettes for their loved ones. I think it makes a great documentary photo.

    Oh, I'm so glad to hear your cat died in her sleep rather than getting hit by a car or something dreaddful. I really love animals and it is so sad when they pass over too.

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