Posts tagged with: deployment

When Waiting Becomes Overwhelming

I am a sucker for Christmas decorations. I like to leave them up as long as is reasonably possible. A couple of years I stretched that to the limit. Once, I left a garland on top of our china cabinet...

“Ma’am, we are going to do everything we can to try and save your husband…”

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We’re Not Missing Anything

I’ve seen the pictures of troops on the front lines during the holidays. I’ve seen pictures of them in chow halls and outposts and pictures of their families with empty chairs and “flat soldiers” in their place. I know the...

What About Her?

I was elated. My Prince Charming was taking me to Disneyland. As we rode the shuttle to the park, another couple sat down nearby us, and the wife and I made small talk. I learned that her husband had just...
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