I was asked by James Hooker if he could include a picture of my son in his most recent video. Now I have been familiar with James’ music for a little more than a year now and I know his love and respect for our troops so I did not have to think twice about [...]
One thing that has happened over the past 22 months is I have begun reading more and more milblogs. I have also gotten to know some of those who write them. One of the people who has touched my life is CJ Grisham who wrote A Soldier’s Perspective. CJ recently has come under attack [...]
Get your tissues! Santa makes this 3 yr old’s Christmas wish come true by delivering Sgt. Daddy.
A couple of days ago a friend of mine called from the local Chamber of Commerce to tell me the Daughters of the American Revolution were going to be laying a Christmas wreath at the memorial downtown and wanted to honor my son when they did so. My son is the last name to be [...]
While driving home from picking my daughter Bob up from wrestling practice we were discussing her Dad’s birthday gift. I suggested we get him a birdbath for the front yard. “Why does Dad like watching birds? Old people watch birds” I laughed and said “Now wait a minute Micheal liked to watch birds. In fact [...]
Everyone told us the “firsts” were the hardest. I disagree… I was still somewhat numb and in an emotional fog for the “firsts”. Now I am fully feeling it all and well its harder in someways. And in others, well easier is not the right word, I guess I am just more prepared for things.