Remembrance Sunday

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.At the going down of the sun and in the morning,We will remember them.(Taken from ‘For The Fallen’ by Laurence Binyon, September 1914)...more

Lest We Forget

As we approach this holiday weekend...please remember:With heartfelt gratitude to those who sacrificed all that we may enjoy this precious freedom.Love,Jerri...more

What We Can Learn From The Good Wife?

Last year I wrote about Alicia Florrick of The Good Wife.  I took a look at her character and how she sacrifices for a cheating husband.  She’s a great character study in discussing marriage, divorce, sacrifice and loyalty (heavy stuff).  If you missed it you can read it here.  So, after watching last week’s episode with a killer twist, I was moved to write once again, about Alicia Florrick and why we don’t want to be her....more

The Pain of Self Sacrifice (and why it's worth it!)

 I remember being younger (pre-children) and hearing people say “I can’t even remember life before my kids!”. When I would hear them say this, I would think to myself; surely, that must be an exaggeration; what do they actually mean when they say that? ...more

One ticked off MilSpouse

"Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends." John 15:13The topper on the latest, most-blatant disrespect of our military members has enraged me beyond belief.How could something as shameful as denying immediate survivor benefits to the families of deceased military families have happened? And yet it did, to the families of the service members who died in the line of duty since the government shutdown.Blame it on the government shutdown? Really? How on earth did this happen to these families?...more