Introspective Adventurer

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The meaning of Memorial Day

For many families, Memorial Day is a somber day of remembrance.

I don’t pretend to understand how devastating it is for military families who lose a loved one. Luckily all of my brothers came home, and my son too.

The closest I came to experiencing it (or ever want to) was in September 2014.

My son was stationed on the USS Carl Vinson as an F-18 Fighter pilot. He was tasked with leaving his family; his wife and two small daughters, to put himself in harms way in service of our country.

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Weekend – Wonder

I wonder what we will do this weekend?

I think it’s time to dust off the big bike and take her for a spin.

Off on the next adventure

The line up

John mapped out a route up into the mountains on some windy road that he found earlier, so we are heading off to explore. Continue reading

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