Acts of Kindness
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge for this past week (ending today) has been things that symbolize an act of kindness.
Some of the photos have long but interesting captions. Click on any photo to start a slide show. Then you might have to click on the little ’i’ in a circl to show the entire caption. Sorry, I wish it was easier.
4 years ago, after the carnival, I was in this ambulance on my way to St. Francis Hospital’s Emergency Room.
A favorite kind of door. As seen on a walk around the block at lunch.
“Free Poetry” – My kind of free small library.
Be kind to cyclists
This is sad, but I wanted to include it. As with every war we’ve been involved with, we learn that freedom isn’t free.
“The truth shall make you free”
After the bike tour was over, we got a free ride back to Battery Park on the Staten Island Ferry
Smokey enjoying his peanut.
“Did you leave me a peanut?”
A C-130 returning to CT ANG as Maddie and I were returning to our base.
The Chinooks are based at an Army Air Transport base at the airport in town.
Close-up of the painted rock.
Doris “Dorrie” Miller. A cook on the US West Virginia. When the ship was hit, he saved several people’s lives and manned an anti-aircraft gun, even though he was unfamiliar with the weapon. He was killed on November 24, 1943 in the battle of Makin. He was the first African American awarded the Navy Cross.
These were the last two stragglers. Technically, they’re almost in the crosswalk.
The flags in Connecticut had been at half staff for about six weeks in honor of the Corona virus victims in the state. They returned to full staff on Wednesday when the state began to open. This flag was removed, so it could be replaced.