Author Archives: Frances Wiedenhoeft

About Frances Wiedenhoeft

After a lifetime in nursing, anesthesia and the Army I now write, blog, attend school for journalism and massage, and watch my 3 grandchildren. I am a veteran of Desert Storm, Iraq and Afghanistan and try to serve other vets such as myself, and to work for peace.

Compassionate Drones?

Drones flew into our lives and consciousness straight out of some futuristic robotic Armageddon. News coverage of shadowy figures moving around on grainy backgrounds leave viewers wondering. If that is what the drone operators, in their secure bunkers hundreds or thousands … Continue reading

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Should We Love You When Your Bad: Nancy Pelosi and Sexual Harassment

In defense of her refusal to call her colleagues to accountability on sexual harassment, particularly Representative John Conyers, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi gives the implausible explanation that in her three decades in Washinton she has never experienced sexual harassment. I … Continue reading

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The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge: Transformation Liquid to Solid

Nothing says winter is licking at your toes as much as the first ice formation on the lake. The was this constant almost music like a million ice crystal colliding and the loudest static electricity you have heard. It was … Continue reading

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