I'm thankful for those who have sacrificed so much so I can lead the incredibly blessed life I do. Just, thank you. How can you show your gratitude for those who have sacrificed so much so you can lead your life? That is all.
With the Marine Corps Birthday tomorrow and Veteran's Day after that, today I'm thankful for FREEDOM and all that others have given so I have it. Thank You. The photo associated with this post is that of my Marine Corps Mama visiting the Iwo Jima Memorial this past Memorial Day at sunrise. If you know her, or … Continue reading Thirty Days of Thankful… Day 9
This past weekend, a team of amazing people completed the Ragnar Relay 'Dacks event. It was pretty great. One of my legs of the relay was about 8.3 miles. The roads ebbed and flowed like the moon was pulling them toward it's bright face, creating long hilly stretches. The wind blew bitterly cold across my … Continue reading Ragnar teaches that straight and honest aren’t the same.
There is ONE thing to be thankful for today: All Veterans. Special mention to those in my family who have served: Mom, Dad, Pop, Grandpa Bob, Uncle Clarence, Sheri and countless others. Please take a few moments to visit http://www.theconcertforvalor.com to find ways to supports those who support us.
It's been sixty-nine years, today, since about 73,000 American military personnel (along with tens of thousands of Allied Troops) stormed the six beaches of Normandy. How many of you knew this before seeing it scroll across the bottom of the news screen today or until I just told you? Good for those of you who … Continue reading Ultra Marathons, Marines and Memorial Days
"The more one does and sees and feels, the more one is able to do, and the more genuine may be one's appreciation of fundamental things like home, and love, and understanding companionship." Amelia Earhart I'm thankful for a night's sleep on the floor. That's right. I'm thankful for sleeping on the cold hard floor … Continue reading TDT: Sleep on the floor
Election Day “Oratory should raise your heart rate. Oratory should blow the doors off the place.” There may be one person on the planet, who I know, that can identify this quote. This person did not let me down and on Election Day, he knew the person and the precise moment this person spouted this … Continue reading TDT: Election Day