“There’s nothing that means more than a handwritten note”. I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve heard a military person tell me this. Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Coasties all like to receive handwritten notes from their loved ones. Yes, they use text, email, FaceTime, or Skype to communicate with their loved ones. But […]
Military families have had to be apart on special occasions long before the Corona Virus came on the scene. Lockdown measures have increased this distance, but it isn’t something new for them to have to deal with. Care packages have long been a military thing. If someone you love is a mom in the military […]
2MyHero’s word for the year is TRUST. What does TRUST mean to you when you think about birth and death? Here are some of my reflections.
Memorial Day can be very sad and yet for those of us with a melancholy temperament, it is also a time to savor the deep joy and memories of a loved one who served in one of the Armed Forces and whose life you treasure. It is time to pause and remember. There are wonderful […]
How many of you were big time fans of the Creamsicle ice cream bars as a kid? I was. I didn’t get them very often, which might be part of the reason they are such a fond memory. They were a very special treat, and as such I savored each one. A friend of mine […]
Coco Chanel didn’t really have much in common with the military. Probably nothing. But, this is one of my favorite quotes. It’s true of so many things. Not just retirement, but it is so true when it comes to relationships in particular. There’s something about retirement that makes a person a bit more intentional about […]
An order came in today that made me so happy. Not the order specifically, but the note from the customer who placed the order: Her words spoke specifically to why I create 2MyHero cards. Because there are moms (and dads, aunts, uncles, cousins, friends, neighbors) out there who are so proud of their child’s decision […]
cam·ou·flage /ˈkaməˌflä(d)ZH/ verb hide or disguise the presence of (a person, animal, or object) by means of camouflage. MRE Crackers are pretty inconspicuous. They don’t have a strong flavor or a strong smell. They are themselves really just carriers or fillers. Which is exactly what makes them a great means to an end of adding […]