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I’m still furious that the flags were NOT lowered and when I am furious – I write, here’s another CountryClaire original. I did not know these heroes and just recently learned their names For they never sought the glory nor hungered for this fame Each name represents a tragedy that…
I’m Out – Now What?
I have spent the better part of my life involved in some type of mentoring of Marines. This has been some of the best time spent.. and I will continue to do it until they shoot me out of a gun (check out this blog post for an explanation of…
Deploy or Not? What Makes a Marine?
Very Enthusiastic Type Ever Ready And Noble… Yet, we do not truly appreciate them when they return from serving our country. Say what you want; however, as a Nation we are kinder to illegal immigrants than we our to those that have risked or given their life for all of…
Written in loving memory of my Grandfather…. When I think about the word ‘guarantee’ the clip from Tommy Boy always comes to mind; however, although that is a funny clip.. this post is centered around something quite important… There are no guarantees in life.. we are given a lot and as Americans we tend to take advantage of just about everything around us… I do not say this to spark a to-do, I am merely reflecting on my own selfishness. I go to bed each night thinking about what I have to do the next day… I am assuming that Continue Reading
An Awestruck Evening Is Planned…..
Tonight I will sit with some of the most famous people this world has ever known. Far more notable than any musician… much more precious than Toddlers & Tiaras and truly more special than any Sports Figure… YET, these people are known to only a handful of people… and as…
A Sacred Moment….
I tend to write about dating a lot and/or my perception of whatever the hell I feel like talking about; however, today I am switching gears …. I want to try and share a moment that I’ve never experienced firsthand; however, I was lucky enough to be an onlooker to what…
Let Someone Know….
I have the incredible opportunity to spend time each month, if not more with some of our Nation’s finest heroes. I am sure if they learned that I referred to them as ‘heroes’, they would want me to use another word; however, I can’t think of another one that fits….