The Hero’s of Young

And the Old. May someone take your picture today. May they hold your hand and thank you. May someone not be embarrassed to tell you how proud they are of your courage and strength. May they be the example to others that just walk by you…. Pictured here is our son. A Marine. Holding a…

Movie Review

Avengers:Age of Ultron My husband and I went to see this movie with our son while we vacationed with him in Orlando. He mentioned a few times in our few days together that we should go see the newest Avengers movie. He had gone off base and saw it one time. So we decided to…

A Different View Than You

This title may make someone think I am going to bring up a touchy subject. No, and I smile. I was just able to spend some time in a wheelchair over the Memorial Day weekend. This is where I discovered the different views we have between sitting on a bench, in a wheelchair, and standing…

Book Review, Suspect

Written by Robert Crais, but completely wrapped in newspaper, I still chose the book, Suspect. I placed it, still wrapped, on the seat beside me as I drove home. I have been choosing Rate My Date books from our local library since the 2nd week in February. When I tore off the wrapping, my heart was excited to see…

Blessings Surrounding Him

All around our son and his recruit brothers and sisters, are blessings! They have been wrapped continually in prayer since they began the Crucible Monday morning at 2 in the a.m. They are battling cold, wet weather. Barely eating. Barely sleeping. These young men and women have dedicated their lives to protect us! Stop and…

First Time to Hug a Marine

Just a short amount of days and my husband and I will be spending Family Day with our son. This will be the very first time for me to hug a Marine. Our Marine. Your Marine.   Encouragement, prayers, and many letters have traveled the distance back and forth, from him to us. He writes with…

Getting Fit

My husband and I made not only a promise to each other to work out while our son is becoming a Marine, but we also made a promise to our son to work out hard for him each day. I sent him a letter explaining that we had a year membership at Planet Fitness which…