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Monday, May 25, 2015

"In memory of all who gave the ultimate sacrifice..." James 'Kimo" Rosen-Andy Rooney -Memorial day special-

Andy Rooney was an American radio, television and newspaper
journalist. He is best known for his famous commentaries
at the end of the CBS show 60 minutes
Born; January 14, 1919
Died; November 4,2011.

Andy Rooney is my mentor and all time favorite
journalist and columnist. Please listen and watch
 the 2 minute YouTube video about Memorial day.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_hffOK7W75c


Today is Monday May 25, 2015. I usually post my blog Kimo's world blog every Monday, however this Monday there will be no Kimo's world in memory and honor of all Americans who lost their lives to protect our freedoms...

My favorite journalist, columnist and my mentor Andy Rooney speaks from the grave on the true meaning of Memorial day.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_hffOK7W75c

Andy Rooney explains the true meaning of Memorial Day, honoring those who did not give their lives, but had them taken.

Andy is the epitome of American freedoms with his witty wisdom, knowledge and genius. This is why I chose Mr. Rooney to to represent Memorial day.

Please take 2 minutes to watch and listen to what Andy had to say about this day.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_hffOK7W75c

Kimo's world normal format
will return next Monday!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_hffOK7W75c

All photos of Andy Rooney are taken from public domain files.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_hffOK7W75c

P.S.
 For further reading about Andy Rooney; please check out my blog titled;"Channeling Andy Rooney."
http://dakinetalk.blogspot.com/2014/01/channeling-andrew-rooney-james-kimo.html

Hana Hou, (Encore) Shared From Facebook...

This photo is full of emotion and wins my vote
as truly telling the story of Memorial day
 without any words.



5 comments:

Chester "Unc" Lau said...

Never forget the warriors who made the ultimate sacrifice to defend our FREEDOM .

Chester "Unc" Lau said...

Memorial day is not just a holiday for fun & picnics,many good Americans had to die or wounded for this FREEDOM !!! do remember them & their families .

unc

Anonymous said...

.I want to thank all who served and gave their life for our country.....and for all the wounded vets thanks also......for all our family members gone but still loved, missed, and not forgotten...thanks for being in our lives....God Bless you all!!!!HAVE A GREAT DAY EVERYONE..........

Anonymous said...

Thank you very much, good one. Andy Rooney was a very good choice to represent the veterans,he served in WW2 in the liberation of Europe.

Kit Ellison said...

Amen!