A Unique Thanksgiving

It’s the Monday after Thanksgiving, so I feel like I should share my thoughts on Thanksgiving past and present. Growing up, I remember that we celebrated Thanksgiving, but I don’t remember it being a big deal. There was always a lot of food and a lot of people, but we grew up with a bigContinue reading “A Unique Thanksgiving”

Resiliency in Cambodia

Resiliency Another Perspective – Part 2 – Loung First They Killed My Father – Author’s Note: “From 1975 to 1979 – through execution, starvation, disease, and forced labor – the Khumer Rouge systematically killed an estimated 2 million Cambodians, almost a fourth of the country’s population.” About this time last year, my husband and IContinue reading “Resiliency in Cambodia”

Let’s Revisit Carlos

Because of my own insecurities, my concern that I couldn’t follow up another blog after my biggie, I wrote about Carlos and his resiliency, but I didn’t promote it. I didn’t want anyone to read it. The blog could not compare to the one I had written the week before. Hey, it’s not every dayContinue reading “Let’s Revisit Carlos”

Resiliency – Another Perspective

Part 1: Carlos I have RESILIENCY on the brain. I think about it several times a day, and this past week, I have come across several stories of resiliency. Maybe I keep finding them because “what you focus on you find”. Why is it so heavy on the brain? Probably because I am consistently workingContinue reading “Resiliency – Another Perspective”

A Special Virtual Marathon

I struggle with what I want to share this week. I feel like this post could go in so many directions. Is it about another virtual marathon? Is it about my 17th consecutive Marine Corps Marathon (MCM)? Should I write about it being my 40th marathon? Maybe I’ll just touch on all three, because ifContinue reading “A Special Virtual Marathon”