"Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing. " -Helen Keller

Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Arlington at Christmas...

For 13 years, the media didn't tell this story.

Arlington National Cemetery

Rest easy, sleep well my brothers.

Know the line has held, your job is done.

Rest easy, sleep well.

Others have taken up where you fell, the line has held.

Peace, peace, and farewell...

Readers may be interested to know that these wreaths -- some 5,000 -- are donated by the Worcester Wreath Co. of Harrington, Maine. The owner, Morrill Worcester, not only provides the wreaths, but covers the trucking expense as well. He's done this since 1992. Isn't he a wonderful guy? Also, most years, groups of Maine school kids combine an educational trip to DC with this event to help out. What makes this even more remarkable is the fact that Harrington is in one the poorest parts of the state.

Please share this with everyone. You hear too much about the bad things people do. Everyone should hear about this.

In 1995, the world finally learned of the selflessness of this wonderful man...
read his profile here.

Monday, December 03, 2007

Happy Birthday Gabe...

my miracle baby turned two yesterday. I am continually in awe of this little boy. He is smart and funny and wild and he adores his big brothers. He brings so much joy into our lives and I would go through it all again if I knew he was waiting for us at the end of our journey.