Nana Diana Takes A Break

Nana Diana Takes A Break

Saturday, August 25, 2012

To The Moon And Beyond

I just read the news on 
An American hero
has passed across the
wide expanse of time
and space to his
final home.
A man who went above and beyond
what was expected of mankind..
a dream realized
of seeing man on the moon.
I remember sitting with my father
watching the landing on
an old Philco TV,
pregnant with my first son.
My father in awe having 
lived from horse and buggy  to
a space rocket on the moon.
I have a lump in my throat
tonight as I bid good-bye
to someone who was part
of my youth's history.
RIP
Neil Armstrong
You will not soon be forgotten.
your photo name

13 comments:

  1. definitely a sad passing, my friend.

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  2. He was a hero and will be missed. May he rest in peace
    Helenx

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  3. We just read the news as well. Like you, I remember watching this piece of history unfold on the TV set. A true American hero! Thanks for the lovely tribute.

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  4. An American Hero! Yes, he will be missed! Thanks for sharing this lovely tribute!

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  5. One of those defining moments that those of us old enough to remember can recall with total clarity.

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  6. I remember watching it on tv, as well. A lovely tribute, Diana.

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  7. His name is etched in everyones minds....a real pioneer who will I know be always remembered as a true American icon.

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  8. We did have wonderful young men who went to the moon for our country. It's sad to lose our heroes. xo, Susie

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  9. This is definitely a "where were you when?" moment for all of us! ~ Maureen

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  10. An American hero. May he rest in peace!

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  11. I was so saddened to hear this last night. What a great hero he was.

    XO,
    Jane

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  12. A true american hero...hard to find these days. Bless him and his courage to go beyond.

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