Take Luck

A lot of families have that special phrase or word that just says it all. It’s almost like a code for I love you, be safe, I miss you, be careful all in one little word or phrase… for me and Pokey that phrase was “take luck”.

We had been listening to a Brian Regan CD in the car on the way back to Ft. Campbell from my dad’s house on the last visit we had with him before he deployed. “Take Luck ” is one of his skits and we all thught it was hilarious. Somehow ‘Take Luck’ seemed fitting as my phrase to say to Pokey. He logged off before I could type it that last conversation…

Some of the others guys in his unit immediately knew it was from a comedy skit when I would sign my emails with it. They too had enjoyed it. But I never told them that it wasn’t just a humorous reference to a comedy skit.. I never told them it was my special phrase and good luck charm to my son.

To this day when I talk to a soldier I tell them to ‘take luck’. And I hope they do. Now though it’s more than a phrase of many meanings that I would say to my son. It’s my way of saying my son is watching over you now. He has your 6 soldier.. so take luck.

2 Responses to Take Luck

  1. USMCWIFE October 2, 2009 at 4:26 am #

    Knottie
    Thank you for sharing that. That is in fact very special.
    usmcwife8999

  2. David M October 2, 2009 at 8:53 am #

    The Thunder Run has linked to this post in the blog post From the Front: 10/02/2009 News and Personal dispatches from the front and the home front.

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