Category Archives: military


For the last ten minutes or so, I’ve been listening to an owl in a nearby tree WHO-ing to his heart’s content.  It’s been wonderful!  It’s a fine end to this day. Memorial Day hit me pretty hard this year.  I don’t know … Continue reading

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Thank You!

Today is Veterans Day in the United States.  I’d like to take a moment to thank all of our Veterans and their families for their service.  Freedom is not free.  I know you have all given up a great deal to … Continue reading

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Honor a WW2 Veteran with a Letter!

I read a post on the Letter Writers Alliance a little while ago that made me grab my fountain pen and my paper!  It was a mail call for the Honor Flight of Chicago’s World War 2 Veterans to see the Washington … Continue reading

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I Really Like to Post

I really like to post on my blog. I mean I really like to do this. I feel like I’m talking to a group of friends, even if I have no idea if anyone is actually reading any of it. … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July!

Our 4th of July celebration has not gone as planned this year. Our son was not able to make it down from OK because of heavy rain. He was concerned he’d get stuck here and not be able to make … Continue reading

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Almost There

I’ll be having one of those decade birthdays in a couple of days. The ones we were taught to dread or maybe it is some kind of ingrained thing that we’re born with. I don’t know, but I do know … Continue reading

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