Monthly Archives: May 2011

Semper Fi

by Kent Burress Walking into the Ronald McDonald House this Memorial Day morning I saw a mom with a T shirt that said “half my heart is in Iraq”.  We’ve had several moms stay with us whose husbands are deployed, … Continue reading

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Different tastes

by Danny Reyna I have been growing lettuce, tomatoes, cilantro, onions, strawberries, parsley, and watermelons these past couple of months. I am so glad it finally rained because I collected 140 gallons of rain water to water these plants. If … Continue reading

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Happy Friday!

by Claire Mathias I’m a part-timer here at RMHC, and Friday is usually my day off. But here I am, because I have a few things to finish up, and do you know what? I am happy to be here. … Continue reading

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Proud To Serve Our Military

by Beverly Seffel Even though I wasn’t in the military, I am connected through my husband, retired Capt. Joel Seffel.  It makes me proud to know that the Ronald McDonald House is serving our armed forces.   Currently we have three miliary families from Fort … Continue reading

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There’s no way to say thank you enough

by Jane Rose On Wednesday night, we held a Volunteer Appreciation Dinner to, well, show our volunteers how much they are appreciated.  I had the chance to say a few words of thanks, as did Kent. Otherwise, everyone relaxed and … Continue reading

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Sometimes Mondays are Great Days

by Missy Strittmatter Every day is crap shoot.  You don’t know if you will roll a seven or snake eyes.  Luckily though, to mix my metaphors, it is always a do over.  Last week I had a day where I … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Small Stuff

by Derrick Lesnau Often incorrectly referred to as Mexican Independence Day (el Diez y Seis de Septiembre), Cinco de Mayo is a holiday (if you can even call it that) celebrated more in the U.S. than it is in Mexico.  The only … Continue reading

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