Category Archives: brett

wordless wednesday :: a visit from my nephew

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a message of gratitude …

I interrupt my regularly scheduled posts of counting joy to bring you this … My 23 year old nephew was recently deployed for his fourth tour of duty. The last couple of weeks, I was sending urgent messages on Twitter and Facebook asking for prayer for him. You see, his lung had spontaneously collapsed while [...]

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happy new year’s eve

As I’ve mentioned, we’re down here in Mexico having a great time.  ‘Cept for the one rainy day, we’ve had great weather, great food, great family time! We’re eating breakfast in the room this morning, so I have a little extra time and thought I’d post some of our Christmas photos. As you can tell [...]

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nine.eleven & a boy grows up {repost}

I wrote the following post almost a year and a half ago.  I think today is the perfect day to remember our heros all over this world that are serving our country.  And to also remember the families that are sacrificing their family members for us. You’ll read the following, so this is out of [...]

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my hero

This is my nephew Brett.  He graduated and received his wings today from the United States Army Airborne School.  He leaves today to go straight to Army Ranger training {a specialized, elite force in the Army}. Any guesses how proud I am of him?

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