National Day of Mourning – December 5, 2018

In 2004 President George H. W. Bush issued a Day of Mourning after President Ronald Reagan passed away. This year President Donald Trump issued December 5, 2018 a National Day of Mourning after President George H. W. Bush passed away. Both Presidents served our nation over a life time and both had long time marriages. … Continue reading National Day of Mourning – December 5, 2018

Boots in the House™️

This month a few of my coworkers at the Department of Veterans Affairs and I volunteered for Boots in the House™, a faith based organization that sends care packages to all branches of the armed forces deployed in hostile and remote locations. They also ship K-9 care packages for deployed K-9 Units and Spa packages … Continue reading Boots in the House™️

Give Thanks…

Next week many celebrate Thanksgiving Day. A day when many people reflect on the last year with a thankful heart, despite the circumstances they are facing. Did you know...Thanksgiving was first proclaimed by President George Washington in 1789. President Thomas Jefferson choose not to celebrate Thanksgiving. During the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed Thanksgiving … Continue reading Give Thanks…

Veterans Day 2018

November 11, 2018 marks the 100th Anniversary of the signing of the Armistice to end World War I. To memorialize the signing, in 1919 the day became known as Armistice Day. At that time the hope was that would be the last “world” war. After WWII Armistice Day was changed to Veterans Day in 1954 … Continue reading Veterans Day 2018