Tag Archives: gold star families

  1. Cringeworthy

    02/25/2018 by syrbal-labrys

    Reminded today of how unsafe military life can be even out of war zones. Normal military life is fraught with …
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  2. Mixed Bag

    02/20/2018 by syrbal-labrys

    Hunting on the internet, or in one’s email box for inspiration is…well, dubious. First? I am far too worried about …
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  3. Friday Walk

    10/06/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    While our Feckless Leader tries to start WWIII, there are still other wars and practices for wars yet to come …
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  4. Saturday Shitshow

    09/16/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    I sometimes think the current administration makes choices in governance by asking, “What is the worst, most contrary, most damaging …
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  5. Melancholy Monday

    06/19/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    Military life is not a safe life – even if far from a war zone. Sailors asleep in the wee …
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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Keep It (cl)ASSY You Entitled Bastards


    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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  9. This Is What It Looks Like…


    06/27/2014 by syrbal-labrys

    As I said in a despairing post last night, I fear I will be walking more often to the heart …
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  10. Fury

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    11/15/2013 by syrbal-labrys

    A personal holy day is almost upon me. I SHOULD be thinking of things ‘jolly’ and otherwise ending in ‘olly’ …
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  11. GOP Fuckitude — Sure They Care About the Troops (NOT!)


    10/08/2013 by syrbal-labrys

    Look at these names*, please: Jeremiah Collins Jennifer Moreno Patrick Hawkins Joseph Peters Cody Patterson Those are US Army members …
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  12. On Mothers’ Day, A Mother of Soldiers Wakes

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    05/12/2013 by syrbal-labrys

    There is a sweet thin mist in the air, Sunday morning cool that may not last, My coffee perks and …
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