Project 52 | Week 19: Memorial

19/52 May 27… Memorial: Focus on Memorial Day ideas, what does this day mean to you?

Right away I thought of this place for this week’s theme… stopped by there with my son tonight, and he insisted on walking through the gardens to read every last memorial… Asking loads of questions like the day he did when I brought him here for the first time this past 9-11. “Did you know this person mom?”… “Why did this have to happen?”… “What if this was dad mom?”… Scary thing is, it could have been your dad, because that morning before the towers came down, he drove over the Verrazano Bridge on his way to work, and you were only two weeks old… By the time he read the last stone, he was in tears… We walked back to the car holding hands… while I was thanking God that we had his little sister and his father to go home to… and sad that many people don’t…

To continue on with the blog circle you can click here for Kimberlee Edwards Photography’s Blog | Cary, NC Child Photographer.

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~ by thebugsmommy on May 26, 2011.

11 Responses to “Project 52 | Week 19: Memorial”

  1. wonderful photos and story. you are so lucky!

  2. Great images ~ Really makes you think how lucky some of us are.

  3. How bless you and your family must feel. These images are so telling and I love the story. Thanks for sharing.

  4. Very powerful–perfect bws.

  5. Oh this is soo touching.

  6. wow, you got some beautiful images, love that you did them in black and white, so fitting!

  7. What a moment for the both you of you…

  8. lucky indeed… and how wonderful to share this with your boy, its good for them to see their blessings.

  9. wow, each of these are beautiful and so special for you to share this!

  10. Wonderful blog and story! I found your blog looking for other NC Project 52 Weekers.

  11. Oh and I notice we’re using the same theme on our blog. 🙂

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