A Few More Good Men

 The light at the end of the tunnel.  Today we were given our duty station wish list. It’s been a wild ride so far. I’ve accomplished so many things I didn’t know I could do, but it’s not over yet. There’s no other place I’d rather be than overcoming every challenge thrown at me with these fine […]

Flight of the Fledglings

I’ve been having a great time these past few days watching a mother sparrow teaching her fledglings about free food at our bird feeder. In this rather fuzzy photo, the mother is in the front. She’ll take a seed out of the sock feeder and put it in the youngster’s mouth. Since she is still […]

Quick, Lock the Door

Sometimes you just can’t understand why people do the things they do, no matter how hard you try. I blogged about David’s niece, Missy, once before, but this week she has done something unconscionable, and for the record, criminal. A little background…Missy is 24, has lived with her boyfriend for probably 7 years, and they […]

Cherish Is the Word

When Andy was seventeen, he announced that he had decided to join the Marine Corps. I cried for three days. I pictured him just as he pictured himself in the video games he played, jumping across rooftops and through abandoned buildings, shooting anything that moved. “College, sweetheart?” I asked in vain. I know, though, he […]