Celebrate Me Home, Kenny Rogers

Mom hugging son


http://abc.go.com/music-lounge/shows/home-for-the-holidays

Click on the above link for a wonderful rendition of the heartfelt song by Kenny Rogers. The raw emotion of the mother greeting her son is tear-jerking! The other day I was shopping for boots for my three daughters and while checking out, I met a very strong mother. The checkout clerk is a mother of three sons all serving our country. I cannot imagine the daily stress she feels and the absolute joy she feels when they come home, especially for the holidays! I do not know what she goes through daily because I have daughters that are not in the military service, but I do so appreciate what these men and women sacrifice for our country. During the holiday season pray for those who serve our country and especially for those that cannot be “home for the holidays”

military sons

christmas baby

waiting to see santa

I love this one! The image of Dad waiting for his son’s Santa request for “Dad to come home” is just so sweet!

woman by xmas tree

Diana’s Day:
cornish supper
Exercise:
• 5 miles trail running with Cocoa, my Chocolate Labrador Retriever, taught Muscle Pump 1 hour

Beverages: Normal 70-90 oz. filtered water

Breakfast:
• 2 large mugs Starbucks coffee made at home – black
• Egg white omelette with spinach, cheddar cheese, and ham
Lunch:
• Huge salad with oil and vinegar dressing
• Salad contents:
• Mixed Greens of all kinds including spinach & kale
• Broccoli, broccoli slaw, carrots, tomato, onion, mushrooms, grilled chicken
Snack: Apple with peanut butter
Supper:
• Cornish game hens cooked in crock pot, sweet potato “fries” (baked with sea salt and olive oil), broccoli, kale, and spinach, steamed with some sprinkle cheese

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