Let’s remember what Memorial Day is really about

Today we are celebrating Memorial Day! I just wanted to drop in to tell everyone to stop and think about what this holiday really means. Yes, most people are off work enjoying time at the beach or lake while eating hamburgers and hot dogs off the grill but there is a reason for Memorial Day. Many brave people gave their lives for ours and the freedoms we take for granted everyday. This is the reason for the day so let’s remember the fact that we’re pretty much free to do what we want because these people were brave enough to protect us from danger and died.


It’s a job I’m not sure I would be brave enough to do so THANK YOU for your sacrifice! Enjoy the day everyone. It seems odd to say celebrate the holiday, but it is a celebration of the life that protected us.

How are you celebrating Memorial Day?

The toughest race I’ve ever ran

The toughest race I’ve ever ran

On Memorial Day, Willie and I ran the The Patriot Half Marathon (me) and 5k (him) to support Carry The Load.  We started out being very excited about this race but it kind of got over shadowed by the race we will run in San Diego on Sunday!  But this was the hardest race I’ve ever ran.  There was humidity and wind and hills. I’m just not use to the rolling hills so I had to take it slow.  Plus, I wasn’t interested in injuring myself where I couldn’t run in SAN DIEGO!  You see?  It’s become that important to…

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