Last year my brother was out to sea on a submarine. This year he will be at home with his ten month old. Enjoy your “day off” Scott.
Originally posted on Excitement on the side:
The American Dream means something different to everyone, I suppose. The Happiness I pursue looks different through my eyes than it might through yours. You might not even see the Happiness I so fervently strive for as worthwhile. But there is one thing on which we can all likely agree.
I daresay there are very few Americans that will not thank a veteran or an active duty military person today. No matter how close or how far you may be from achieving your Happiness we all have our country’s service men and women to thank for the opportunity to dream Big.
And this is when I started to cry…. I was planning on writing about how this is the first Veteran’s Day since my grandfather has passed away. And the first Veteran’s Day that my brother has been out on a submarine, leaving his pregnant wife behind. And how my Happiness seems so attainable recently and how grateful I am for the Life & Liberty portions as well. But I can’t make any sense at all now… because he called!!! (My little brother, not my grandfather. I am pregnant and emotional but I’ve not lost my mind. )