Category Archives: War & No Peace

  1. Monday Walk – The Beat (of the Drum) Goes On

    06/12/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    Once upon a time, long – ever so long- ago, Afghanistan was a hub of the silk roads where ideas, …
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  2. Monday Matinee – I Must Still Be Tired (Spoilers – you’ve been warned!)

    06/05/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    We go to an actual movie theater once or twice a year.  Today was that day and I was light-hearted …
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  3. Memorials

    05/29/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    Today, I woke to cool gray skies. Apropos, I thought. I was not alone in that thought. He says it …
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  4. Binging Victorian

    05/27/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    Some years back, when an acquaintance characterized my house as a “cottage”, I characterized his nigh-onto-MacMansion as “Neo-Victorian.”  In some …
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  5. Truthy Tuesday – Candles in the Dark

    05/23/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    Ah, the road is long and dark here.  As I begin to function again, I cannot say the same of …
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  6. Back To Treading … Uh, Water?

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    02/03/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    Just what are we swimming in, eh?  I walked away from blogging or routine news watching for a mere four …
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  7. Pill Passing

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    01/05/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    Anyone who has been in the military will tell you that if you go on sick call and complain about …
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  8. Things I Don’t Have Time For

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    01/03/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    I am generally a liberal minded person. I am. But now and then, I admit that what I want to …
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  9. Sorrow in the Bleak Midwinter

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    12/23/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    I grieve for Berlin, in the wake of the truck vs Christmas Market incident. I used to shop up and …
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  10. POW American in Syria

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    12/18/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    The media has been conspicuously silent about the fact that an American officer is a prisoner in Syria.  Of course, …
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  11. Another Gold Star….Another Walk

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    12/07/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    …and alas, not talking Christmas-time cookies, or glitter on school papers. Sgt. First Class Allan E. Brown, 46, of Takoma …
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  12. The Worst….

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    11/25/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    …is imagining a Thanksgiving evening, pumpkin pie on the sideboard, perhaps talking about what favorite holiday music one is looking …
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  13. Keep It (cl)ASSY You Entitled Bastards

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    11/21/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    :::::sigh:::: Aside from my hatred of the color orange, will someone remind me again why I cannot use magnetic yellow …
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