Tag: soldiers

  • Living Rightly

    Living Rightly

    As you may have heard by now, I'm on book tour. Tonight I'm at HUB CITY Bookstore in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Hub City was named by Southern Living magazine as one of the South's finest bookstores and I always try to get up this way[..]
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  • Protesting the Protestors at Arlington

    Protesting the Protestors at Arlington

    I couldn't make up my mind: "Do I go to Arlington prior to the service at the Wall or not?" I asked my daughter. "It's up to you," Shelby replied. "I'll do whatever you want." It was almost ten o'clock. The service at the Wall[..]
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  • Lester’s Legacy

    Lester’s Legacy

    Allow me to speak to you as a Gold Star Daughter, would you? Being part of a Gold Star family isn't something anyone aspires to. It's an exclusive club, membership will cost you a life. In my case, it cost my father's life. He was[..]
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  • Pray for Peace

    Pray for Peace

        I spoke with a soldier friend of mine today. He's an active-duty soldier who has served several tours of duty in Iraq. He is also somebody who grew up in war-torn Sudan. He remembers when he was a child how his homeland was[..]
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  • John Deere Brigade

    John Deere Brigade

    It's fair week in Umatilla County. Shelby and Konnie were home over the weekend and we headed downtown on Saturday to take in the parade activities. I don't know if the girls think it's as much fun as it used to be, back when they[..]
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