Wait, Mrs. G.I. Joe...that makes no sense. Don't you mean February 20th? Isn't that THE day?
Actually, its perfect. The reason why I picked it is because of innocence.
The General's Kids is for the little warriors.
And my little warriors went to sleep on February 19th truly clueless about the evils of the world. That day was the last day that Lucy thought we only miss Daddy when he's gone. The next morning was a harsh reality lesson that should have come later in life: when Daddy is gone we miss him...and he's in very real danger.
February 19th was still a bubble. Even for me.
So every year on February 19th, instead of focusing on how unfair it is that innocence is often lost to tragedy, we will celebrate the lives that we are able to help through The General's Kids. And the day after that we'll continue celebrating the blessing that each breath is.
For now I'm going to leave you with some pictures that I took over the past year. I'm way over due on some picture posts :P
|Empty bed on discharge day...best sight ever!!!|
|Lucy's first day of "Walter Reed preschool" Haha she liked it for about one hot minute.|
|Fisher House life.|
|Another favorite past time...cheering on her Nationals!!!|
|Her welcome home present :)|
|"Disney Baby" is happy to return to his starting place :P|
|Where dreams come true and the good guys always win.|