Home > Personal matters > What a weekend!

What a weekend!

Man, what a great weekend.  Sure, there was a lot of driving.  I mean, I’m sitting in class right now after just getting home this morning at 0400hrs but hey, it’s all part of the experience.

Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

The fam and I went up to VA this weekend to observer Memorial Day and to celebrate my step-daughter’s 13th Birthday.  On Friday, we made a stop at Arlington National Cemetery to pay respects to this country’s fallen.  It was my step-daughter’s first time and I hope she got something out of it.  I know that every time I go there, I get amazed even more every time.  It is truly an amazing place.  If you’ve never been, I highly recommend going one day.

Other than that, we just visited family, went to a water park on Saturday where I got thoroughly baked and lobster-red from laying out in the sun for 6 1/2 hours.  Good times.  Then we made it back home for some good friends, good food and good beer.

I hope everyone took the time this past weekend to pay respects to the fallen in their own way.  And to also take time to unwind and get with friends and family and relax and celebrate the unofficial opening to summer.  To those who couldn’t be with their families who are still serving over seas, my heart goes out to you and don’t worry, you’ll be home before you know it.  Thanks to all the family who made my weekend what it was and especially to my wonderful wife who makes life itself more fun than I could ever imagine.

I love you all!!

Categories: Personal matters
  1. Wifey
    June 1, 2010 at 3:34 pm

    :-)))) Thank you

  1. No trackbacks yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: