Satur-deja Vu

There are 151 national cemeteries in 42 states and Puerto Rico but only from Arlington can you see the Washington Monument and the US Capitol. There are very few headstones in this shot because this section of the cemetery has not been filled yet. On November 10th, the day before Veterans’ Day, my mother-in-law was laid to rest and received military honors at Arlington National Cemetery. Juanita Caroline Goad served in the United States Army from 1969 until 1991 and continued to work in Civil Service until she retired at 65. Family members gathered from Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, Pennsylvania and as Connecticut this week. It was a tropical 75 degrees at 2 PM in the middle of November and much of the fall foliage is still hanging around.

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