Michael has had enough of the mustache challenge.

He found the mustache obnoxious, itchy, and prone to food entrapment. To say nothing of enduring the comments from the female peanut gallery here at home. When you are surrounded by 5 opinionated sisters, things can get rough.

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Army Strong

This week, we received our son’s official drill portrait via email. Makes me want to jump up and sing the National Anthem. Off-key and properly social distanced, of course.

Michael loves being part of his school’s Army JrROTC precision drill team. These boys practice throughout the year, most of them waking before 6:00am and arriving by 6:30am. They drill in the morning before school and, during competition season, for 8 hours on Saturday and 4 hours on Sunday. They are really, really good. In fact, they are one of the top teams in the nation.

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