Tag Archives: military life

  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. Considering Walls

    02/08/2018 by syrbal-labrys

    I did my military service, got married, and had my first child inside the confines of the Berlin Wall.  I …
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  4. Random Ranting Monday and Resultant Link-spasm

    10/23/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    My mind is so overfilled, I barely know where to begin.  So many “WTF?’s” and so little time and energy. …
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  5. 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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  6. Summer Solstice – Ranting Good, Bad, and Ugly

    06/21/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    I hate summer. I hate heat. And my very threatened well scares me worse in summer. Already, we’ve had about …
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  7. 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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  8. Holocaust Remembrance Day – Never Again, Or Just Till Now?

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    01/27/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    Today is Holocaust Remembrance Day. I don’t imagine that is being tweeted about from the White House.  But back in …
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  9. 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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  10. Shaking Out the Mental Sheets

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    11/07/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    Sometimes a fall day here in the Pacific Nor’west is not a wet gray rainy mess!  On the occasional clear …
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  11. Walk of Spring

    03/20/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    Though I admit, it takes the spring out of my step; today I will walk the Labyrinth.  Because yesterday, as …
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  12. Bitter As Wine From Blood (A Poem for Veterans’ Day)

    11/11/2015 by syrbal-labrys

    I’m a bit more pissed off than usual this year….. click the title to read on as I shame the …
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  13. Culture, Is It? Sexual Slavery Is OK?

    09/26/2015 by syrbal-labrys

    I can’t tell you how sickening this HAS to be to the majority of Americans serving in Afghanistan.  Mind you, …
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