Category Archives: United States Marine Corps

I promised myself I was “recommitting”. Basically putting my focus and energy back into the things that were most important to me. Being a good wife, mom, friend, employee, etc. I’ve been working on this for the past year and … Continue reading

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VietNow/Chicago Sandwich Run

   Today, I finally made my way over to see what the VietNow volunteers have been up to originally under the watchful eye of United States Marine, Jim Proffitt, and now dutifully handled by his wife, Virginia, since his passing … Continue reading

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My 2016 Challenge

2015 was really a notable year for our family. My son turned 18 years old and enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. He graduated from high school and just a few short months later from Boot Camp. Mid-year, my … Continue reading

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The Chicagoland Blue Star Mothers are Searchable!

It’s no secret that I was about to get involved in something new. I love the work and the opportunities I have had with SLS and I will continue to do what I can when I can. I am grateful … Continue reading

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Chicagoland Blue Star Mothers Chapter

   When my son graduated from the United States Marine Corps Boot Camp a couple months ago, I came across the Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc. and quickly decided that I wanted to be a member. I took a peek looking … Continue reading

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Randoms of My Marine & His Brothers

                    

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Oh my! ¬†How time flies!

I’m beyond ready for an update! How about you? In March when Katie passed away, I kinda lost interest in a lot of things. I was sad and frustrated and overwhelmed. Then, almost immediately thereafter, I had my hands full … Continue reading

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