Category Archives: Desert Storm

After The Folded Flag: Memorial Day and Gold Star Families

A stoic widow graciously accepting the folded flag makes a dramatic end to a movie, but what comes after? For the thousands of family members of Americans killed in Iraq and Afghanistan, and thousands more from previous wars, Memorial Day … Continue reading

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Book Review for Powder: Writing by Women in the Ranks from Vietnam to Iraq

Book Review Powder: Writing by Women in the Ranks, from Vietnam to Iraq In her forward to the book Powder Helen Benedict tells the reader that they are about to read stories by women who have “seen and done things … Continue reading

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The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge: Quest, for Symmetry

Quest for symmetry; to sooth the savaged ghosts behind my eyes. Quest  

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