Tag Archives: veterans

Aging Warrior

Yesterday I checked Jack into a nursing home. For the first time in the twenty-five years, I cannot care for him and keep him safe. Through all of our adventures together – scuba diving, backpack travel around Asia, dragging a … Continue reading

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Have you ever stood really close to a great work of art?  Your nose practically touches the canvas.  The smell of the pigment makes the little hairs in your nose itch. The click of hard-soled shoes on granite tiles tips … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Musings

Today, Memorial Day, a day set aside to honor those who have died in my country’s many, many wars, I am publishing the same post on both this blog and my wounded warrior wife blog. I grew up with images … Continue reading

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