Have you read 101 Ways to Thank a Veteran? They were written with Veterans Day in mind but many for all year round.
79. Remember Veterans during other holidays, especially those without family. Send a Thanksgiving card, Christmas card or Valentines card, to either a Vet that you know or through a VA Hospital or VFW.
Last night after dinner, we cleared the dishes, did our usual cleanup routine and then I pulled out the craft supplies. Glitter, paint, glue, markers, stock-paper and oh so much more
Time to make Christmas Cards for a special Veteran in my life, my Grandfather (and Grandmother). They are far from family, not able to travel as easily, but loved oh so much!
You can also lift up the spirits of our Veterans this holiday season. I know they could use it! But an amazing thing happens while working on a gift for them. Our spirits were lifted too. Full of laughter, smiles, chit-chat and more. THIS is the light in the season. Giving and receiving, all in the same act.