Keep those thoughts and prayers coming during BCT

If there's one phrase I've heard military academy parents use repeatedly, it's "prayer marathon." Whether it's the stress over receiving a congressional appointment, the anxiety of waiting to hear about an appointment, or the worries that crescendo at Induction Day and continue, if we're being honest, all the way through commissioning in one form or … Continue reading Keep those thoughts and prayers coming during BCT

What I know (and don’t know) about I Day and the summer to follow

The calendar has flipped to June and while there are a number of exciting things filling the days of the first few weeks, it's no longer reasonable to ignore it. We are headed for Induction Day. This will be my third I Day, second in the COVID-19 era. My first was my son's entrance into … Continue reading What I know (and don’t know) about I Day and the summer to follow

Had a chance to talk about my cadet’s backstory

Sometimes I find that I get so wrapped up in my day-to-day life that I lose sight of how many experiences I’ve been blessed with that many people will never exprience. How it started. I’ve hiked into the Grand Canyon, traveled to more than 40 states and a dozen countries, interviewed countless celebrities and professional … Continue reading Had a chance to talk about my cadet’s backstory