I want to share one of my all time favourite videos and songs for this time of year.
Thank You Terry Kelly for A Pittance of Time.
On November 11, 1999 Terry Kelly was in a drug store in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. At 10:55 AM an announcement came over the stores PA asking customers who would still be on the premises at 11:00 AM to give two minutes of silence in respect to the veterans who have sacrificed so much for us.
Terry was impressed with the stores leadership role in adopting the Legions two minutes of silence initiative. He felt that the stores contribution of educating the public to the importance of remembering was commendable.
When eleven o’clock arrived on that day, an announcement was again made asking for the two minutes of silence to commence. All customers, with the exception of a man who was accompanied by his young child, showed their respect.
Terry’s anger towards the father for trying to engage the stores clerk in conversation and for setting a bad example for his child was channeled into a beautiful piece of work called, A Pittance of Time. Terry later recorded A Pittance of Time and included it on his full-length music CD, The Power of the Dream.
Thank You to the Royal Canadian Legion Todmorden Branch #10 and Woodbine Height Branch #2 for their participation in the Video.”
Two minutes. It truly is, a mere pittance of time.
I wish to say Thank You and remember all of our heroes; those heroes that are now gone but shall never be forgotten, and all the heroes who are survivors of incidences and conflicts of recent history, as well as all of our Peacekeepers.
All of your contributions are priceless; Canada would not be the country it is today without them.
May we never forget.
I certainly hope everyone is enjoying their weekend. Thank You to all of you for visiting and having a read.