Today I was thinking about what a soldier would look like on paper and this is where it brought me. A Soldier’s Promise….. I cannot promise you every night of my life. I cannot promise to be beside you for every difficult moment, every trial, every hardship. In truth, I can promise you that IContinue Reading “Promises”

Household/Food Military Martha

50 States 50 Recipes North Carolina

Our next stop on the 50 states, 50 recipes tour is; North Carolina: http://www.50states.com/ncarolin.htm State capital: Raleigh Largest City: Charlotte Admission to the Union: November 21, 1789 Economics: The responsibilities in regulatory and service areas covering different aspect of Agriculture and manufacturing are overseen by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. OverContinue Reading “50 States 50 Recipes North Carolina”


What being a Veteran Means to Me…

When I tell people I’m a veteran I always feel as though I should qualify it with a “but I’m not really”.  To me a veteran is a man who served in combat and either came back in one piece or as many of our veterans do, came home with a mental or physical injuryContinue Reading “What being a Veteran Means to Me…”

Deployment/PCS Parents/Family

Deployment: One Day At A Time

Once a child has been deployed, the days and nights not only seem to be never-ending, but they tend to run together day after day, week after week, and month after month. Functioning at the bare minimum can be a major task, yet there are ways to meet the challenge like a real trooper. MaintainingContinue Reading “Deployment: One Day At A Time”