Category Archives: Veterans

THOSE WHO WAIT

MY THANKS FOR THE MEN WHO WENT AND FOR THE WOMEN WHO WAITED. AND THANKS ALSO TO THE WOMEN WHO WENT AND THE MEN WHO WAITED. ******* Perceived conversation: “Did you get a letter from Johnny?”  “Yes.” “Where is he?” … Continue reading

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DEATH MARCH FOR FREEDOM

(Batan Death March, American Prisoners 1942) Julie, aka Cookie,  has posted a blog today of the Bataan Death March.  She rues the fact that so many do not know the price that was paid by heroes of the past. Do … Continue reading

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AS YOU VOTE, REMEMBER—

I don’t understand how some people can be so flippant regarding our nation.  They take so much for granted – ignorant regarding the price that has been paid for our “land of the free.”  They seem not to care  how … Continue reading

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SO QUICKLY WE FORGET

May has gone.  Mother’s Day has passed.  Memorial Day forgotten.  I’m not complaining, just thinking how we celebrate and/or grieve, but life goes on.  I’m glad that happens.  But I’m sorry sometimes that I don’t hang on to “special” moments … Continue reading

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REAL MEN DON’T EAT QUICHE, THEY SAY.

OH, DON’T THEY? Does that mean they don’t have a cultured side? Does that mean they don’t have a “feminine” side – they can’t be emotional, loving, tender, caring, forgiving, unselfish, patient, give themselves to the service of others? Perhaps … Continue reading

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