The "Colonel's" Motivational/Inspirational Quotes and Message of the Day & Week!

Updated: Sep 1, 2021


Today’s Message is: “Whale Day!” Why Not?

The “Colonel’s” Motivational/Inspirational Quotes & Message of the Day & Week!


Good “R.E.D Friday!” Morning “Burroughs’ Posse,” and all great connections. Welcome to the end of another great week from the “Eagle’s Nest” in Costa Rica! — 27 August 2021!


**Day 6 Costa Rica – “Pura Vida” Yesterday was an awesome day for “Whale Watching” on the Pacific Ocean. We got to see a mother and baby whale for about 45 minutes. It was tough getting videos and pictures, but we did capture some. COVID-19 Testing all done and we’re good to head back to the Land of the Big PX once again. Great later afternoon lunch with one the local guests (a ‘White Face Monkey’ - Capuchin Monkey is the official name)! – Today we head back up the coast toward San Jose, Costa Rica and to our hotel, so we can get ready to fly out Saturday morning.**


Let’s “Remember Everyone Deployed” until they return home safely once again. Let’s say a prayer for the 12 Marines and Navy Medic who were killed yesterday!

We have (18) weeks and (127) days until 2022!


Today’s Message is: “Whale Day!” Why Not?


“Whales adapt to changing conditions and operate based on learned behaviors. They work as a fine tuned unit when hunting. Sharks are very solitary, they don’t plan, and they hunt on instinct. Do you lead like a shark or a whale?” —COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs

There will be no Warriors for Life (WFL) this Saturday evening since we’ll be in the air heading back to the “Eagle’s Nest” in The Woodlands, TX


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The Quote in the Picture Today Reads:


“Whales don’t sing because they have an answer. They sing because they have a song.” Gregory Colbert


More Awesome Quotes for Today’s Message:


“Where great whales come sailing by, sail and sail, with unshut eye, round the world for ever and aye.” Matthew Arnold


“If you were to make little fishes talk, they would talk like whales.” Oliver Goldsmith


“Never attempt to catch a whale with a minnow.” P.T. Barnum


“If size really mattered, the whale, not the shark, would rule the waters.” Matshona Dhilwayo


“And enormous mother whales lie dreaming suckling their whale-tender young and dreaming with strange whale eyes wide open in the waters of the beginning and the end.” David Herbert Lawrence


“I see a whale in the south-sea, drinking my soul away.” William Blake


“They say the whale that swallowed Jonah to put me through the test. Sometimes I get that feeling that same ol’ whale swallowed me.” Joe Bonamassa


Be a Survivor and Reach Out and Join us for Warriors for Life (WFL) “Peer-to Peer”Online Peer Support Group where “Sharing is Caring!”: https://www.victoryforveterans.org/support


“Remember this always and the meaning runs deep for all those who’ve served this great nation: 'Honor & Respect Always — Warriors for Life!' " — COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs


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