Monday, May 31, 2010

Pippin’s Peek at the Past #2 … Memorial Day

Because it is Memorial Day, I decided to take you back to last year’s Memorial Day post that Grandma OC made. Like Grammy says, we must remember that “Freedom’s NEVER Free!” Someone ALWAYS has to pay the price, and we are grateful to those men and women, and their families that have sacrificed limbs and even lives, for us and our freedom.

Today’s questions are:
1. I’m proud of my Papa… he served during what war? ____________
2. For what group did he serve last Memorial Day? ____________

To find the answers, follow the above "Blue" link to our past post!

The Rules for my Puzzles follow the same format as Mercy’s game, with 5 sessions, and the winners who answer all the questions of each puzzle correctly, will each get a Badge to display for the weekly wins. At the end of the 5 sessions, all of the winner’s names will be put into a Corgi Toss and the Grand Prize Winner will be chosen. 

The Grand Prize Winner will get their choice of one of two prizes…

1. A “Little Dott Finds A Home” book  OR

2. A $15 Gift Certificate to our Country Corgi CafePress Shop (We’ve added a LOT of new designs – here are a few…)  
 





 






AND

A $10 donation in your name, to the Unity Thrift and Outreach Dog Rescue that Grammy’s Sister works with. This is also the Dog Rescue Group that Grammy has fostered for during emergencies.

The following links go to Newspaper Articles about Linda Hodges (Trixie) and Unity Thrift and Outreach if you’d like to know more. They have saved over 1,000 dogs over the past year!

http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/news/x1043117645/Local-animal-rescue-team-gets-4-100-donation (Naunie is just to Mrs. Hodges right, in the purplish blue top.)

http://www.bakersfieldnow.com/news/local/90167792.html 

Remember, too, that I always put on comment moderation during the game so that everyone has a equal chance of coming up with the answers. I will moderate and show the comments after 4 p.m. on Wednesday, so you have until then to get in your guesses for this week’s contest! Good Luck, Everyone!

12 comments:

Kari in WeHo said...

Happy Memorial Day!

Mango said...

Your dad served in Vietnam and got to do the American Legion Honor Squad last year. That is so cool. I bet you are really proud of him. Momma says that when she was a teenager they had something called the draft and some boys from school went away and never came home again. So sad.

Slobbers,
Mango

Scout 'n Freyja said...

Let freedom ring from our mountain-tops to our valleys and from coast to coast. Let us NEVER forget the sacrifice of those who came before us, and those who serve now, so we may enjoy the freedoms of our beautiful country!

We will be back to begin playing your game, too☺

Chatty Crone said...

Not sure what week you areon, but . . .

1. Viet Nam

2. American Legion Honor Squad

Love,
sandie

Angela said...

Hey Pippin!

The answer to question #1 is the Vietnam War.

The answer to question #2 is he went to your town’s American Legion Honor Squad salute to the Veteran’s at the Cemetery.

I hope that you had a wonderful day today. Please tell your papa that I appreciate all that he did to protect and serve our country in the Vietnam War!

Hugs,
Angela

That corgi :) said...

1. Vietnam War
2. American Legion Honor Squad salute to the Veteran’s at the Cemetery.

I am thankful for his service, so sorry that it was during the era that people blamed the soldier for just doing their job and he didn't get the recognition that he should have; thank him for serving our country for me

betty

Khyra, Khousin Merdie, And Sometimes Her Mom said...

Happy Day After -

The Vietnam War
AND
The American Legion Honor Squad -

Thanks fur all he's done!

Hugz&Khysses,
Khyra & Khousin Merdie

Ruby and Penny said...

Hi Corgis
Our answers to the questions for game #2

1. Vietnam War
2. American Legion Honor Squad salute to the Veterans.

We had fun playing & Happy Memorial Day to you and your family.

Love Ruby & Penny

Dory and the Mama said...

What a wonderful post!!!

We are so proud of your Dad for serving in the Vietnam War and so happy that he serves on the American Legion Honor Squad!!

Happy Belated Memorial Day!!
Smileys & Snuggles!
Dory, Jacob and Bilbo

Rudy - The dog with a blog said...

It's 9 min after 4pm... I don't know if I can still enter or not.

If so:

1. Vietnam Era
2. American Legion Honor Squad

Kisses,

Rudy

Deborah said...

Happy Belated Memorial Day! I hope you had a nice weekend! Have a nice day!
xxoo
Deborah

ocmist said...

Rudy, as you can see by the time on the bottom of your post, here in CA you still had time because we go by Pacific Time out here, so your answer acceptable, and congratulations... you and seven others are winners this week. I will do a post with the updated Winner's badge in the next day or so.