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This week, I’m taking a quick break from blogging. I hope you all have a delightful Independence Day and a huge THANK YOU to everyone who has or still serves in our armed forces.

I’ll be back next Monday with my usual wit or whine session. Until then:

happy 4th July

Word of the day: Thalassic

Fun fact about me: I need to schedule more fun days off.

Original post by Jansen Schmidt, June 2017. Image courtesy Google Images.

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eagle and flag

These two guys, First Lt. Andrew Yacovone and First Lt. Justin Wright, both Army rangers, met on their first day of infantry basic training while on deployment in Afghanistan. After a long exhausting day of rigorous training exercises, they got together for a jam session, which ended up lasting all night. Shortly thereafter, they produced a YouTube video called “Hometown Hero,” most of which was filmed on location in Afghanistan.

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May they rest in peace and may we NEVER forget.

Arlington National Cemetery. Photo courtesy Google Images

Arlington National Cemetery. Photo courtesy Google Images

Happy Memorial Day to my friends and a great big thank you to all the vets and enlisted military men and women everywhere. Your service and sacrifice are foremost in my mind and you are always in my prayers. Come home soon and stay safe.

How about you friends – know any vets? How do you honor the fallen or say thank you for their service? Do you do anything special on this very special day beside BBQ in the back yard?

Word of the Day: Noil

Fun fact about me: I like cake and I like ice cream, but I do not like cake and ice cream (together).

Original post by Jansen Schmidt. Photo courtesy Google Images.

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