Save the Children?

Leave a comment

03/17/2014 by syrbal-labrys


1damnit im madEvery third bad law in this country is somehow phrased as “To save the innocent children…”

Well, as usual, we are doing a shitty job.  

I am the daughter of a Korean War veteran, who self-medicated with alcohol and kept us in an uproar of midnight movings to escape bill collectors.  I am the wife of a Viet Nam veteran who does not drink, but practiced retail therapy and avoided his marriage and family for most of the last three decades.

I’ve fought depression and suicidal impulses since age ten.  And how many veterans are there coming back impacted by the most recent pair of wars?

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Donate Here Please!

Skip coffee, donate a few bucks here!

Herland

The name of this blog, and my Dreamwidth blog, Herlander Refugee, is taken from a 1915 feminist novel "Herland". It makes my heart sing that modern women are experimenting with creation of a new "Herland"! Yes, comments are closed. Anyone who just MUST reach me can do so at syrbal6 at gmail dot com.

Member of The Internet Defense League

%d bloggers like this: