Category Archives: Memories

Crawford

Our lives don’t start with agendas though we eventually make our lists, it’s the people we’ve encountered that impact our lives and make us rich. Crawford was that kind of person though He didn’t speak that much, just being with … Continue reading

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Semper Fi Understood

Hurry up and wait Hurry up and wait, Marine Corp slang, every Jarhead’s fate. It seemed so dumb and senseless when 18 years of age, getting there an hour early so you’re not a minute late. I hated standing at … Continue reading

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A Tribute To Those Killed and Injured By Vietnam 

When you look back at the history of the war in Vietnam a couple things seem so ghastly, like the use of defoliants and napalm. Agent orange sounds sweet and colorful, used to change the forest cover from green to … Continue reading

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9/11/2001

Where were you that fateful day when evil flew and innocence betrayed, we watched in shock as the towers fell knowing sadly life had forever changed. Evil does its master’s bidding, Satan lives to kill, steal, and destroy and lying … Continue reading

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Rustication, Passing Through Eden

What’s it about country living that appeals to us so much; is it the pace or the view, perhaps the memories that draws each of us. The perfect Christmas or perfect Easter, reminders of the memories we crave, but they … Continue reading

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Shaun’s Mythology, Year 6

Shaun, we miss you more than ever, it’s not gotten easier over the years. The road of life’s a hazardous journey, the narrow road the one that’s clear. We know you didn’t mean to leave us, the road you took … Continue reading

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Providence, Thoughts and Observations 

Some say works a calling, others, a curse to endure; some love what they’re doing others simply aren’t so sure. Why then do we labor, just to put food on the table? Are there nobler motivations or killing time while … Continue reading

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