Monthly Archives: January 2013

The Exquisite Beginning

We bound through the trails of a local state park, sail over logs and rip around corners.  His face is lit with mischief and amusement at my slow pace.  He tears off down the trail and bounces gleefully back to … Continue reading

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Hell on the Homefront

When writing about difficult things, I generally try to include humor or funny anecdotes.  In this case, I could find neither.  I share this mainly to provide the background of my story and to educate those who do not have … Continue reading

Posted in Casualties, Deployment | 14 Comments

The Legacy

Before his first deployment, we undertook the gruesome task of filling out his Legacy Book.  He brought it home one day and left it on his desk, unopened.  We both knew what it contained and we saved it for an … Continue reading

Posted in Morbid Humor, Pre-Deployment | 6 Comments