This post was suggested by Michael Col. Donald Cook 33 years old from Brooklyn, New York 3rd Marine Division, MACV August 9, 1934 - December 8, 1967 Captain Donald Cook was taken as a POW in 1964 and was held for three years until his death from malaria. For his action as a POW he was posthumously promoted to Colonel and awarded the Medal Of … [Read more...] about Wednesday’s Hero
(Sung to the tune of The Birds and The Bees) Let me tell you 'bout the birds and the bees And the flowers and the trees And the moon up above And a thing called . . . . . . Death. Yeah, the thing we all don't like to talk about. However, this is a conversation we all must have with our loved ones. I come a fairly big family. My mom is one … [Read more...] about The Birds, The Bees, Life and Death
What mother hasn't felt this way? With the past week (broken laptop, couldn't find flu shots for my kids, now Will's sick), I definitely would love to get away just for a weekend. When Country Inn & Suites by Carlson asked if I'd like a woman's weekend retreat, how could I say no? Next weekend, I'll be heading to a local Country Inn & Suites by … [Read more...] about Wanna Get Away?
This Week's Post Was Suggested By Beth Cpl. Benjamin S. Kopp 21 years old from Rosemont, Minnesota 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment July 18, 2009 Ben Kopp has been a fighter since the day he was born. When he was born his mother was given morphine to stop her labor so the doctors could deliver her via a cesarean section. But it caused his … [Read more...] about Wednesday’s Hero