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Veteran’s Day

Happy Veteran’s Day to those who have served. A special Happy Veteran’s Day to the first veteran I ever knew and loved.. My dad! I love you xoxo Advertisements

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Thanks Mom

These words out of my 17 year old’s mouth, the best ever. Thanks for encouraging me! Wow. I was floored. Seriously. I rarely get a sincere thank you from anyone. Most often, a thank you is said out of routine, … Continue reading

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Yes, DRILL SERGEANT!

Having served my time in the US Army for a little more than 6 years, at the age of 42 I never thought I’d hear the words, “you should come talk to me” from a recruiter again. You see, my … Continue reading

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Love and disappointment

The military will put you through leadership school leading up to your promotion. Thankfully, my training was at Ft Drum so I didn’t have far to go. I still had to sleep at the training center and couldn’t go home … Continue reading

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A story of love Part 2.1

It wasn’t a fairy tale romance. We were in a third world country, living in old chicken coups with hundreds of other people. But, in hind sight, I suppose that was our fairy tale. We became closer and closer with … Continue reading

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