Oh my. Somehow October got away from me, and now here we are past Thanksgiving. Mentally, I look at life in chunks. I use landmarks on my calendar to let me know how things are going and what I should have completed. As a teacher, this really works for me.
I always think of the breaks or time we have off as these celestial periods of bliss where I will get all cleaning finished, every nook and cranny organized, I will spend time with every family member and friend that I have…Continue
Added by Claudia Bartow on November 25, 2012 at 11:26pm — No Comments
I wish all readers a wonderful, safe and Happy Thanksgiving! The military is full of inspiring stories, especially those that take place during the holidays. It seems that throughout history soldiers, Marines, airmen and seamen have found ways to make the holidays special, whether overseas or at home, in a combat area or a…Continue
Added by Claudia Bartow on November 22, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments
I can only hope for it. Sadly, more and more of the population will be without any military service. What are we now? 5-10%. I believe that serving teaches you so many things that are lacking in the general population. Teamwork,deprivation,common sense..Oh well, we still have each other!!!!!!!!!!!
Added by Jeff Wenum on November 11, 2012 at 8:36pm — No Comments
Member Ken Bonnell sent this to me from an email he received. I cannot give credit to the original compiler because it does not say. Hope you can enjoy a few of these Veterans Day benefits this weekend and throughout the year!
VETERANS DAY DISCOUNTS 2012
**FREE MEALS ON VETERANS DAY
Veterans Eat Free. Olive Garden Restaurants offer a free meal (with…Continue
Added by Claudia Bartow on November 7, 2012 at 9:52pm — No Comments
Note: Part of this is a reprint of a previous blog post.
Election Day 2012 is finally here. If you served in the military, THANK YOU. It was/is your sacrifice and service that allow millions of Americans to vote today!
Living in THE battleground state of Ohio, I am sick of TV and radio commercials, slick flyers in my mailbox and the countless visits to…Continue