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Army, military life

Not Quite A Year

The words spoken by my husband resonated in my head, “maybe we’re not meant to be here.” Can it be true? Maybe. It is certainly not for a lack of trying…but for a long time, it seems that things have … Continue reading

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Two-Way Street

Sometimes it gets old always being the one to initiate a friendship, or keep one going; a conversation, a phone call, a visit, a card, a letter, a gift, or a message. It’s tiring. And for years in many of … Continue reading

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She Buried Her Little Boy Today

She buried her little boy today, As I try and figure out what to say…that could possibly take the empty feeling away, I realize that nothing can do that. Ever. I try and plug my ears, while the world complains … Continue reading

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Why It Doesn’t Matter That Your Husband Is An Officer And Mine Isn’t, Revisted

This happens so rarely, but when it does, it quickly becomes very awkward and unwelcome. Not the first time I’ve written about it either, and I’m sure it won’t be the last…so just don’t be this spouse. Please, I’m begging. … Continue reading

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A year

It has been longer than one year since I began this post about my grandmother’s death. Continue reading

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Home Again

The curtain lifts to a sea of camouflage. Boots. Legs. Faces. But I can’t find you. We walk down the center of the room…letting you find us. There you are. Slow motion. Can’t get there fast enough. This moment suspended … Continue reading

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Regrets

  **Sid Vicious version: “Regrets, I’ve had a few, but then again, too few to mention…” It’s true. I’ve done a great many things, but I do have regrets. Oh, there are lots of small ones which all seem to … Continue reading

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