Trigger WarningThis blog is about the realities of war. People die. People are injured. People are broken. It contains a lot of loss and heartache. Through it all there is hope and joy. There is as much laughter as there are tears. All the same, if you are currently affected by deployments, have PTSD, have lost someone you love to war, the contents here may be extremely difficult to read. Proceed with caution. Take care of your hearts and minds.
Category Archives: Deployment
I am ready for this. We will travel, host house guests, practice self-care, make fun and entertain as many distractions as I can muster. My ukulele is sitting there ready to be learned. You can cry into a guitar, but … Continue reading
This is Part Two of the story of Jessica and LeRoy. “You’re here about LeRoy! He has 3 daughters! Jessica is my friend!” My voice sounded like it was coming from a stranger’s mouth. Their eyes told me the truth … Continue reading
Our back yards were so close that when we both fired up the grill for dinner, the smoke joined into one cloud above the privacy fence. I don’t remember the first time we finally spoke to each other; we sized … Continue reading