About the Book

Not long after Andrea wrote the poem, I Am a Veteran, she felt the desire to put it in book form. But with her busy schedule, year after year came and went, and she was left with the nagging feeling of a work undone. Finally, fifteen years after writing the poem, she knew she could not let another year go by, and book became a "front burner" project.  With fifteen more years of appreciation for veterans in her heart, she set out to create an offering that would be completely worthy of its subject.  With the help of a team of gifted artists and designers, the poem is now a beautiful coffee table book that combines the best of poetry, art, and design. It is the perfect gift for veterans and their families, or for anyone who loves and appreciates those who have given military service.

The complete story is in I Am a Veteran, the book.



"What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us.  What we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal." 






"I think a hero is any person really intent on making this a better place for all people." 

Maya Angelou





"A hero is someone who has given his or her life for something bigger than oneself."