Monthly Archives: May 2009

Freedom Is Not FreeBy LCDR Kelly Strong, USCG – Copyright 1981 I watched the flag pass by one day,It fluttered in the breeze.A young Service man saluted it,And then he stood at ease. I looked at him in uniformSo young, so tall, so proud,With hair cut square and eyes alertHe’d stand out in any crowd. I thought how many men like himHad fallen through the years.How many died on foreign soilHow many mothers’ tears? How many pilots’ planes shot down?How […]

Thoughts on Memorial Day

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What is a Mother? A Mother has so many things to do,From washing, ironing, cleaning to tying a shoe.She scrubs, she mends, she cooks and sews,She bathes the children and washes their clothes.When they forget to wash their faces clean,And their clothes are the muddiest you’ve ever seen,Who repairs the clothes and scrubs them like new?Of course, that is what a Mother will do. Who becomes the doctor or the nurse when they are ill,Applying a bandage or giving them […]

What is a Mother?

So, for those who know me personally, you know I’m big into freezer cooking. I don’t necessarily have the time to cook up 30 days worth of meals in one shot, however. Soo….I do it “halfway.” I’m big on saving money and saving time, so here’s how I do it: Making bean and cheese burritos? I’ll make a few extra to freeze, sure, but I don’t have time to wrap, roll, bake, and freeze 3 dozen of them. So instead, […]

OAMC? You can do it halfway!