A few days ago I received a message from an Army medic.
Angelia.. I tried so hard not to make memorial day a day for Moms to have to remember. I tried really hard to make sure it was a day their sons and daughters came home to see them, not the other way around. I [...]
A little over a year ago I met some very amazing men. The all had received the Medal Of Honor and wore it with pride for all those who served with them. None of them claimed it as their own. I was told before going to this gathering I had to take Guinness and drink [...]
Memorial Day is next Monday. It is a day to remember and honor those who have given the ultimate sacrifice in service of this nation. It is tradition that a wreath is laid at the memorial in Arlington each year .
I started quite the rant earlier this evening about how Pres. Obama [...]
Happy Birthday Son.. I really want to be baking your German Chocolate cake and making you chili mac like I had every year for your birthday. But instead today I will visit your graveside and leaving fresh flowers. And as I go on through the day I will try very hard to celebrate you and [...]
My friend Jim Moore took and shared this picture. I felt it was very powerful and wanted to share it also. Thank you Jim…
When walking through the WW II Memorial, I came across this view of Lincoln's Memorial, with the Truman quote on the wall of the WW II Memorial–reminded me of why I [...]
( I know I promised kittens but this was much more important)
In November of 2008 when my son’s brothers came home from Iraq I wrote this
“As we drove on Veteran’s Day I thought about how lucky the people in this country are to have the men and women of our military. Between it being Veterans [...]
Yesterday we loaded up and drove a few hours to the Altus OK air show. It has been years since I went to an air show and I was looking forward to it. Not so much for the aircrafts but from the demonstrations they put on.
Now the day started off with me running into one [...]