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Is it a Muddy Floor or was it a Good Time?

Last weekend, we had our first snowfall of the season. Mother Nature graced us with about 3 inches of beautiful white powder. The kids played for hours in it. They even shoveled most of the backyard so they could make a big pile of snow.

The temperatures have been warming up all week and most […]

Taking a horribly negative event and Flipping the Tables

This story at CNN (one of CNN’s Heroes) is about a woman who lost her son to a drowning accident. It is horrible to imagine any mother losing her child, especially in a way that is preventable. This woman decided to flip the tables and help make sure that other mothers do not lose […]

By |November 26th, 2012|News|0 Comments

So, I have hives….but no broken glasses!

A friend of mine posted the following on her Facebok page today. I just had to share it.  Once again, children truly have wonderful ‘spectives!

“Poor Jack not only had a little crash on his bike, but he as crashed he fell into a bush that he is allergic to.  Hives everywhere he touched the […]

One Person Can Make a Difference!

After reading the following article on CNN, I wondered to myself how I would handle the same situation. Would I be strong enough or have enough energy to take such a negative event and funnel my energy to something so positive? I don’t know Mrs. Butts, but I am so proud of her. Through […]

It’s a wonderful life!!

Thirty-years ago today, I arrived at Parris Island, SC to begin the journey of becoming a United States Marine. On this significant anniversary, I took time today to reflect on the last 30 years. While there have been ups and downs, I have to say that I am incredibly grateful for all of the […]

By |November 17th, 2012|Our Perspective|0 Comments

Today I am grateful for those who have served

I am grateful to the many men and women who serve and have served our country in uniform. The young Marines, soldiers, airmen, sailors, and guardsmen who keep us safe are to be commended for their dedication and commitment to duty. A new thought for everyone. Did you know that United States Marines are very involved […]

By |November 11th, 2012|Our Perspective|0 Comments

Slinky, Slinky- It’s a Wonderful Toy!

While I was cooking dinner one night, I heard the kids arguing in the other room. They were fighting over who got to play with the slinky. As I walked in the room where the argument was reaching a boiling point, I saw they each had an end and it looked like they were […]