One Day – Two Special People

May 2, 2013 — 2 Comments

Today is especially important because of two special people:

The first is my wife.

Today is her birthday (Happy Birthday, babe!). Kel is the most amazing, caring, giving, kind, loving, godly, beautiful, sexy woman I’ve ever met. I am so blessed to have been married to her for almost 25 years. Words could never adequately capture her essence. If you know her, you know what I mean. If you don’t, you’re missing out. Kel has a way of making everyone around her feel loved, special, and appreciated. She is so giving, open, and honest. I could never do what I do, nor would I be who I am, without Kel.

I love you, babe!

The second is the oldest blonde boy.

Today (about 10 minutes ago, in fact) he became a Marine. He finished the Crucible and conquered the Reaper. Right now he is receiving his Eagle, Globe, and Anchor Emblem and entering into an incredible brotherhood men and women committed to serving our country and protecting our freedoms and way of life. A little under 2 years ago, Connor told me that God was calling him to a life of serving Him by serving his country. Proud does not begin to describe my feelings for this young man. He is one of the finest human beings I know. He is also one of my best friends. I am incredibly proud, honored, and humbled to be his father.

I love you, Con. Semper Fi!

Pat Callahan

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2 responses to One Day – Two Special People

  1. Cheers to you and Kel and Chase and especially to Connor!! I don’t think I can even imagine how your heart must feel , you must been just bursting with pride and joy for your amazing boy! Life is Good!!! Hugs!

    • Thanks, Holly! And congratulations to you on your new adventure – I can\’t wait to read about it as it continues to unfold. We love you and wish you all the best!

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