Head up. Keep Moving.

Cherish moments & experiences, not things.

~Shana Verstegen, Lumberjack & Fitness Pro Continue reading “Head up. Keep Moving.”

Stop the Bleed

Our dystopian world?

I was troubled by a recent article in the Florence, Alabama newspaper, The Times Daily.

I had to read it and digest it in the context of what it meant for the world that I live in now and the world that my grandchildren will inherit.

It left me feeling unsettled but determined.

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One Table

 

Sweet home Alabama
Where the skies are so blue
Sweet home Alabama
Lord, I’m coming home to you

~Lynyrd Skynyrd Continue reading “One Table”

Peace at the last

It’s been a long, busy, emotional week.

It’s time for rest.

Sunset Pexels Irina Kostenich
~~Photo http://www.pexels.com/IrinaKostenich

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11:11:11

On Armistice Day, the French people stop at 11 A.M. on the 11th day of the 11th month.

This moment of silence across the nation is to remember the sacrifices of the men and women who died for their country.

Life Mag Mar 3 1941 p 29
“A Frenchman sheds tears of patriotic grief as flags of his country’s last regiments are exiled to Africa”  M. Jerome Barzetti, Marseille,  ~Photo Life Magazine March 3, 1941

 

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Thank you for your service

 

Sitting in the Huntsville Airport, I witnessed a scene that probably takes place often in America.

There was a young soldier saying goodbye to his family as he prepared to go through the TSA en route to his next duty assignment in the Middle East.

His wife and young son were there to say goodbye. Continue reading “Thank you for your service”