I know that every one of you readers are patriots who love this nation and understand the sacrifices that help make it great.
Here at the No One house, we remember all the fallen on Memorial Day. Yet, there is one we remember and miss every day. I keep the really personal stuff under wraps most of the time, but Robert was an extraordinary fellow and worth sharing. We were so blessed to have him in our lives for a time.
The Marine Corps was his true calling; above all else he wanted to serve his country. A few years before 9/11 (back when we were young and gonna live forever), he introduced both my husband:
And me to military life:
The military life has been a good one. I just wish Robert were still part of it. Semper Fi, buddy.
I hope everyone has a blessed day, and maybe some comfort from sorrow, should you need it.