“Those that died, those that lived” Hiroshima

For today……….
the anniversary of Hiroshima

The Roses and Thorns of Life

Today is the anniversary of Hiroshima……August 6, 1945.

Hiroshima is more than a mark on history for me, it may have been the reason I write these words today.   My father’s Navy ship was ordered to turn around, a couple of days short of their destination point.    Their destination, well a bomber called the Enola Gay changed that course.

The suffering that ensued was immeasurable.   The suffering saved immeasurable as well…….I fear my dad would have been one……and me, well, I wouldn’t be.

My dad hated to travel.   My mom wanted to see the world.   My father never spoke of the war; I wanted to ask him so many questions, but it was a subject I knew best kept closed.  After my dad died, I sorted through his possessions and found the ship’s log book he kept from WWII.   My dad had been to…

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I am an Author, Artist, and Reiki Master and Intuitive Counselor, offering energy and guidance sessions on people and beloved pet companions. I divide my time between a Northern NJ suburb of Manhattan and Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. I enjoy pursuing paranormal explorations in this uniquely haunted town. Read more about me at www.briarrosereiki.com and http://shirlknoblochwillowfineartprintsandphotography.zenfolio.com/ All writings and photos © Shirl Knobloch.......no unauthorized copying or use permitted without written permission from the author and photographer, Shirl Knobloch.
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