Thursday, December 24, 2015

Merry Christmas Everyone!

I think I post this picture every year and it's one of my favorite Christmas pictures ever.  It took me 23 years and a trip to a combat zone to learn that the best parts of Christmas (besides the promise of salvation...) don't come wrapped in boxes.

Merry Christmas everyone, or Happy Holidays, and if you don't celebrate anything at all this time of year (which is perfectly fine with me), I hope you have a wonderful day regardless.

My buddy David and I at Balad Airbase, Iraq, celebrating Christmas in 2003.

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  1. God bless you and the family, my brother!

    David

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    1. And the same to you, bud! As crazy as things get around here at this time of year, I always think back to that Christmas at Balad and it sets me straight as to what's really important.

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  2. Merry Christmas to you and your family mate, and have a great new year (filled with many new rulesets :).

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    1. Merry Christmas Darren! There WILL BE RULES in 2016!

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  3. Have a great Christmas mate. All the best to you and the family.

    Model on!

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    1. Merry Christmas, Paul. Got some new year reinforcements possibly coming your way!

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  4. Your eternal Christmas present was being able to come home. I'm glad you were able to, and I was in Korea and Japan from 1996-2015. This is the first Christmas I've been "home" since 2003

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    1. Wow then a well-deserved homecoming this Christmas! Merry Christmas to you and yours.

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  5. Merry Christmas. Perspective is everything!

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  6. Merry Christmas from the snow-less North!

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    1. Merry Christmas John! I'll be wearing a Hawaiian shirt to Christmas dinner today to mock the weather! :)

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  7. All the best for Christmas and the New Year, mate!

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    1. And the same to you sir! Merry Christmas and roll "6s" in 2016!

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  8. Merry Christmas to you and yours, Steve.
    Old soldiers never die, their hair just musters out.

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  9. Wow, so yong, so much hair! :)

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  10. Merry Christmas Steve - couldn't agree more

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    1. Hope you guys had a wonderful Christmas, Paul!

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