As some of you know, I have decided to designate certain days for certain topics on here. For this day, I will call it Tell It on Tuesday! I felt like this would be the perfect week to start because this Tuesday falls on the Marine Corps’ 234th birthday! Why is that important, you wonder? Well, because I was a Marine! In my heart, I still am. :)
See me? I am in the lower left corner. We’re cleaning our weapons so they don’t get rusty (it was raining during our hike). I know, I know. I look like a boy. Try to get over it. ;) Still don’t believe me?
There I am! This was taken shortly after basic. Can you tell they buffed me up? ha! This is probably one of my favorite photos taken of me during active duty. I totally miss it!
Who knew that this little girl…
… would go from this sweet little high school senior…
… to T H I S!!
I know there are differing opinions about everything that has taken place over the last few years. I am not here to say anything other than I am so happy that I served the short amount of time that I did and met the amazing people I did. It was seriously the best time of my life. I would go back if I could. It taught me tons and I feel it brought me closer to this guy…
That would be my daddio. That is him in his apartment in the 70’s I think. He served, also.
Isn’t there a scary resemblance between us? Eesh. I love him, though, and am glad to call him Dad.
In honor of Veterans Day tomorrow, I also want to stop to say thanks for everyone who has served, no matter what branch or what era, whether we were in conflict or not. I am so grateful to you all and feel proud to say I can be lumped in with the rest of ya! Thank you, thank you, from the deepest parts of my heart.