It is a long overdue time to say Thank You to all who serve and have family serving in the Armed Forces. Because of you I am allowed to write this, unhindered. I can not begin to understand the sacrifices you must make.
Here I sit in my warm little world. I know where my family members are, every one of my family members. I can pick up my phone and call my child at the drop of a hat. I can hop in my car and visit her. It is beyond understanding not to be able to do that on any given day, but during the holidays it becomes even a harder realization. There are spouses, parents, friends who do not know where their loved ones are today. It is a daily thing for them. Able to function daily, able to do all that a family does. You are amazing. I can not tell you how much I admire and appreciate you. Words are just so inadequate here.
To those on the front lines, Thank You. Honor, Love of Country, Courage. Just a few descriptives that do not begin to cover you. Loving to write, loving to paint a picture of things, I am at a loss. I am sorry there are those that do not honor you. Not wanting to be political, I won't say anything else other than I know that you are defending even their rights. Thank you. May you all be safe tonight, may you all have a wonderful holiday. May you all know that we are all so very humbled by your service. Thank you.