My Letter to the Court

My dad and I are Amman bound today. Tomorrow is the final verdict in the trial of the murderer who killed Jimmy, Matt and Kevin. We were given the opportunity to write what they call a "Victim Impact Statement". My sister and I wrote one and submitted it to the presiding judge last week, you can read mine here...

Today's Wisdom: Leap

I get Seth Godin's daily emails. Sometimes they are interesting and thought provoking, sometimes they aren't, and every now and then there is a total gem that thrills me. Today's email fell into the latter category...

Show Up Everyday

Back in September we created a video compilation of birthday wishes for my dad’s 70th birthday. My brother Jimmy’s message to him that day was this, “One of the most important things you have taught me, Dad, is that there are two rules in life: The first is to show up and the second is to show up on time.”

On March 7th our families hosted a press conference in Washington, DC to hold Jordan accountable for the murder of our three sons and brothers: SFC Matthew Lewellen, SSG Kevin McEnroe and SSG James (Jimmy) Moriarty, who were killed by Ma'arik Abu Tayeh on November 4, 2016 at King Faisal Air Base in Al Jafr, Jordan...

Today is Jimmy's Birthday

January 27th is here. Today is Jimmy’s 28th birthday. 

It is sickening how much it hurts to write that. I had a hard time sleeping last night, knowing today would be hard. Harder than Thanksgiving. Harder than Christmas. Today is supposed to be Jimmy’s day...

"The reality is that the region's chronic instability was caused by the mistakes made by colonial powers a century ago in forcing a Western-inspired nation-state model on a local patchworks of competing religious, ethnic and tribal loyalties."

Be Kind

This is a story to remind us all to be kind to others because you never know what someone else may be going through... we've all seen some form of the "be kind" quote, right?

I received the following email this morning in regards to items received last week during the Azulina clearance sale...