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When one door slams in your face you can’t wait until another opens

Originally posted 2014-05-05 14:03:04. OK, this post will be relevant to some…others not so much. My husband was in the Marine Corps, loved his job, but he wasn’t born a stick figure. There are some people who just are “built” bigger than others. He did his job and did it well. He just needed more exercise than some. So when your so-called “leaders” are more inclined to not PT (exercise) then it hurts others. He didn’t…

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An invitation to our lives

Originally posted 2014-03-18 17:34:02.   So here it is. The start, the beginning. Although I am a bit unsure how to do this so bear with me. I have been told on several occasions that I ought to ”write a book” about our lives. I am not beyond sharing our story I just don’t want the ”wrong” attention. You have people who are always going to be the skeptic, the non-believer, the supporter, etc…well I…

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Laurel Bay Military Housing and Kids with Cancer

Originally posted 2017-01-08 01:20:18. “Published on Jan 7, 2017This video is meant to serve as a public service announcement to all families that have been stationed at MCRD Parris Island or MCAS Beaufort and lived in the Laurel Bay military housing community. In the last several years, 8 children (that we know of so far) that lived at Laurel Bay have been diagnosed with cancer. Please share this video with the Marine Corps and Navy…

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How Do I Grieve? – Grayson, Gold Star Son & Brother

Trigger Warning if you may need it. This is shared with permission. Grayson, the son of a friend of mine who is a Gold Star mom. Her son, Marine Cpl Philip D. McGeath was killed in action 1/18/12. Grayson is speaking on the loss of his brother. Grayson’s words mean more than he knows. I had to share. Grayson, I would without a doubt believe your brother is proud of you and just know he…

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Flawless Imperfections

Originally posted 2016-09-20 15:30:14. Turned a page in this  never-ending book of life for us. Whether we are in a better position or not remains to be seen. James had been working in a temporary position at the post office. He’d also been steadily submitting applications for whatever position he thought he may have been qualified for.  Several months ago he was offered a term position (it’s kind of like a temporary position but for some there is…

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