Tag Archives: Afghanistan

Doing to His Duty and More

This story of holding a veteran accountable in a most loving way touched me and I wanted to share but with you. Having his back With Love, Russ     Advertisements

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Wind and Fire

“Distance does to love what wind does to fire… it extinguishes the weak and fuels the strong.” I love this saying and believe it to be true and profound. This was sent to me by the wonderful lady who married … Continue reading

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Call Me Maybe

What do the boys in Afghanistan have in common with Dolphin Cheerleaders? See for yourself. This is a fun music video. Caution: Though I’d say this was G-rated (safe for kids), if a video featuring bikini-clad women is unsafe to … Continue reading

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Star Wars Surprise For the Son of A Returning Soldier

I found this story heart-warming and well-done. Here’s the link or URL (I only seem to be able to get the link to work about 1 time in 10 but it isn’t from a lack of trying… and trying). I … Continue reading

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The World Needs More People Like You

I just read about a very remarkable 9 year old boy. Here are some snippets from The Sideshow article written by Dylan Stableford: A 9-year-old Massachusetts boy who earned an all-expenses-paid Disney World vacation through an innovative Facebook experiment gave … Continue reading

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“Welcome Home Daddy! I Can Walk!”

Here are a couple of snippets from a brief story that brightened my day, followed by URL’s the the vid and story. “A U.S. marine returning home from Afghanistan is greeted by his 6-year-old son at a ceremony inside a … Continue reading

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Life and Death, Duty and Loss

My wife and I started our day by meeting with several family members and friends at a charity breakfast to raise funds for the Gold Star Moms organization. Gold Star Moms have all lost a child who died in service … Continue reading

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