I owe it all to you…

Dear Chris, I owe it all to you, brother. The type of soldier I was, the way I see the world, and the type of man I want to become.  It is simply amazing how someone comes into your life and completely changes the direction you are headed.  My father always says "When you are lost, pray for Mother Mary to reset your compass".  Well, my friend, Mother Mary sent you into my life to … Continue reading I owe it all to you…

All gave some, but some gave all

I will be the first to admit that it took me through the better part of high school to understand the true mean of Memorial Day. As a kid, all it meant was that school was coming to an end. The day I left for the military it all changed.“All gave some but some gave all.” I didn't make a single friend in those three and a half years I spent in the Army. I … Continue reading All gave some, but some gave all

I miss you brother

Dear Stan, I hope all is well from above.  I have to thank you brother.  As I sit here tonight and watch the rain fall I remember back to the nights in Hungary.  To the night when you sat with me and helped me understand that as far as I was from my family, they knew I was where I was meant to be.  Life sucks sometimes.  It's as simple as that. I wish you … Continue reading I miss you brother

Dear Chris

Dear Chris, I miss you today buddy. I was thinking of you today and sent your mom a message.  She is doing well man and I hope to see her soon.  I was just reflecting back to the discussions you and I used to share.  Discussions that I will carry with me forever.  What amazes me the most about todays world is that all people do is rush to judgements based on the differences they … Continue reading Dear Chris

You can’t beat someone who doesn’t quit…

Dear Chris, Two years.  Yesterday was two years since God called you home, brother.  It doesn't get any easier with time.  I miss you like crazy bud.  You may be gone, but nobody will ever take your legacy.  You changed the way I see the world.  You changed the way I live my life.  You changed the way I walk, the way I talk and the the way I look in the mirror.  I make … Continue reading You can’t beat someone who doesn’t quit…

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