Carrie Underwood: Keep Us Safe

  Salute to Our Troops If you’re going to release a song dedicated to the military and American troops what better time to release a patriotic song than at the ACM Salute to our Troops show? Carrie Underwood did just Read More …

Marine Mom Challenge Coin

Look what I just found! A Marine Mom Challenge Coin, I didn’t even know they made them. If my Marine Corps sons ever read my blog this is a big hint for my birthday, Mothers Day, or Christmas. (no more Read More …

A Marine Mom’s Real Fear

Two Marines were killed in an attack at Camp Bastion in Southern Afghanistan in September of 2012, the same week as Benghazi, I’m grateful my son was not one of them. Read More …

A Girls Journey from Civilian to Marine: Letter #2

Letter #2 from Marine boot camp, this time from a young woman I have never met, but encouraged her to continue the blog she started before leaving for Parris Island. Read More …

A Girls Journey From Civilian to Marine: Letter #1

Join me in following a Young Girls journey from civilian to U.S. Marine. I’m impressed with anyone who joins the U.S. Marine Corps, my two sons to start with. But I’m even more impressed with women who become Marines. Read More …

Honoring My Dad, an 82nd Airborne Paratrooper

An account of my Dad’s Army Airborne military service brings him from Ft. Benning to Operation Longhorn and north to New York to participate in Exercise Snowstorm during the early 1950’s Read More …

Marine Corps Dress Cover

The United States Marines have the sharpest and best uniforms, topping it off is the Dress Cover Read More …

Day 297-298: Honoring my Dad on Veterans Day

Today on Veterans Day I honor my Dad, who served in WWII and Korea, his Army Airborne wings and badges in the shadow box are very dear to me. Read More …

Where Poppies Grow, In Flanders Field

Veterans Day is a time for everyone, including our schools to thank the servicemen and women for their service. Flanders Field is sung by the high school choir in Nebraska just for that reason. Read More …