#spiritsays: Life is meant to light you up and excite your heart.
#spiritsays: Patriotism never goes out of style.
#spiritsays: Crashing long before the first crack was heard, even though Colton would sleep through every boom, bang, and rocket-launching hiss, his dreams would be filled with oohing, aahing, and enthusiastic flag-waving so he wouldn’t miss a thing. Your eyes don’t have to be open as long as your heart is.
#spiritsays: Invent your own national pastime.
#spiritsays: Even if it means you stand out like a sore thumb, never be afraid to celebrate what you love. Paint the world with your patriotism.
#spiritsays: Always into something, the adults just shake their head and wonder if you have a lick of sense but you, who are rarely influenced by what others think, know the truth—when you love life, every day is finger licking good.