Odendahl

I gave my son, Logan, his middle name after you. In basic you befriended me and you pushed me, you helped save me when I felt abandoned and alone.

Birthday Wish

I had an amazing birthday yesterday. One of the best I’ve had in years. I spent it with my sons and made dinner for us and four of my closest friends. I don’t celebrate my birthday or make the day about me. At least not in the normal way. I accept all the happy birthday … More Birthday Wish

Nature

A star encrusted sky paints the pictures In a story that only the moon knows Of heroes of old and their legends Of lovers and all of their woes

Love

My 7 and 4 year old sons sometimes say the most profound and insightful things to me. As they lay sleeping I can’t help but to reflect on the innocent yet deeply piercing words. Like tonight as we were cooking dinner, cutting vegetables and sauteing them.