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#HunkDay: Military Heroes

Happy #HunkDay! Monday was Memorial Day and this past week was Fleet Week in NYC, which means we’ve had military men on the brain. We can hardly resist breaking out of the office to see if we can find a lost sailor in Times Square and “help” them find their way. Part of their appeal is physical, but the other part has to do with the fact that they’ve sacrificed so much to keep our country safe. If that’s not a turn-on, I don’t know what is. Follow the rest of the HunkDay action on our Loveswept Pinterest page and our Romance at Random Facebook and Twitter pages. 1. I feel like this guy has Danger Zone playing around him at all times. I mean that in a good way. 2. Wow. This guy looks Continue

Whatcha doing this #MemorialDay Weekend?

DH & I are trying to figure out what to do this MD weekend — usually we stay around home, plant flowers and finish up odds and ends projects around the house *boring* —
As I Google about to get ideas of things to do, places to go, people to see I notice there’s a lot of fun stuff to do to kick off the summer season!
For example . . .… Continue

Celebrating the real heroes on Memorial Day

Sharing Memorial Day Memories – Kim talks about the real heroes. Aloha from Hawaii! Memorial Day means Punchbowl Cemetery to my family. Built inside a crater, the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific looks like a punchbowl. Although it is a solemn place, it is one that also projects hope. On Sunday, my children joined their Boy Scout Troop in placing flags and leis on each grave (creating a lei shortage for graduation ceremonies!) On Monday, my husband will join his barbershop chorus, Sounds of Aloha, in singing the National Anthem and Hawai’I Pono’I at the Memorial Day Service. Continue

Memorial Day Memories at Romance At Random

Jessica Scott shares insight into some of her memories as a soldier & what Memorial Day means to her – remembering our soldiers is so important and we’re thrilled to have Jessica share her thoughts with us today – thanks to all of our military for keeping us safe and keeping us the great country that we are. In memory . . . I started blogging right before my first deployment to Iraq. I spent Christmas 2008 on the outskirts of Mosul. I remember there was a raggedy tree outside out life support area, a skinny and barely alive evergreen. I remember seeing a few Christmas decorations hanging on it, an effort to bring some holiday cheer to the desolate, dirty FOB.
Mosul is closed now. The war in Iraq is over. After almost a… Continue

Celebrating Memorial Day weekend with author Sara Humphreys!

Author Sara Humphreys joins us today with her views on Memorial Day & our Military – celebrating our heroes – thanks Sara! 4th Annual U.S. Military Families Contest Happy Memorial Day! For most of us, Memorial Day means BBQ’s and time spent with family or friends but we all know that the reason we celebrate has far more meaning than burgers, dogs or the volleyball on the beach. This is the weekend when we celebrate and remember the men and women who have fought and devoted their lives for our freedom.… Continue