Beloved and I are heading out for a couple of weeks of fun and sun and doing a whole lot of nothing, and when this popped up in my feed, I thought it was the perfect feel-good video to kick it off. Enjoy!
“In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place; and in the sky
The larks, still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below.
“We are the Dead. Short days ago
We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
Loved and were loved, and now we lie
In Flanders fields.
“Take up our quarrel with the foe:
To you from failing hands we throw
The torch; be yours to hold it high.
If ye break faith with us who die
We shall not sleep, though poppies grow
In Flanders fields.”
–In Flanders Fields by Maj. John M. McCrae, 1915
We are off for the next few days in honor of Beloved’s birthday, so here’s a little something kind of festive and fun and happy to get us going. I’m so glad to see that Rick Astley seems like such a good sport!
Happy birthday, Beloved! Never gonna give you up!