Mary and Brian,
First, I am so sorry that you lost your son to war.
Second, our family has week 41 at Sky Valley and my son found Robert’s picture on the mantle. I loved the idea of reminding people of the sacrifice that families make because of war and I think his picture is a way to remind people to pray for peace. My cousin, whose brother Tommy died in the Viet Nam war, also liked the idea and after Robert travels with my family for awhile she will take him to her home in Roanoke, VA and then her son who is an entertainer on Holland Cruise lines might take him on a trip.
We have an RV and Robert drove from NC back to Pompano Beach, Florida with us. He will spend Thanksgiving in Ocean Reef in the Florida Keys. Then for Christmas we usually have 20 or so people over for dinner. My plan is to have Robert’s picture on the buffet. I think his picture will stimulate discussion and then we will decide if he goes to Virginia or if someone has a different plan.
I will let you know when he leaves my house.
Thank you for sharing his picture
Pompano Beach, FL