Category Archives: Thankful


A common parting phrase. Is it necessarily a good one? In my opinion . . . no. Save the appreciation for your stock portfolio. While appreciation is synonymous with gratitude, most people can interpret a sincere thank you a lot … Continue reading

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Mountains and valleys

Today is Monday. For most of us, it’s the start of the work week. For some, it will be an up day. For others, it’s a downer. Following yesterday’s post, do you love what you do? Overheard at a wedding … Continue reading

Posted in Appreciate, Outlook, Passion, Positive, Thankful | 4 Comments

Happy Birthday Blog!

Celebrating another milestone. One year ago today, I made my first post. In the beginning, I wasn’t looking this far down the road. I know. That was a little short-sighted on my part. A lot has transpired in the last … Continue reading

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100th Post

It just means he talks a lot. A huge thank you goes out to a lot of folks today. This is my 100th blog post. What started last December took several weeks just to get the first post written and … Continue reading

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Happy 235th Birthday

A customer came in this morning. He’s one of our regulars. He asked “How do I look at 235?” I told him there is no way he weighed in at 235lbs. He reminded me today is the 235th birthday of … Continue reading

Posted in Freedom, Marine Corps, Service, Thankful, USMC | 4 Comments