“An Ugly Pair of Shoes”
I am wearing a pair of shoes.
They are ugly shoes.
I hate my shoes.
Each day I wear them, and each day I wish I had another pair.
Some days my shoes hurt so bad that I do not think I can take another step.
Yet, I continue to wear them.
I get [...]
The headline this morning was Iran pays Taliban fighters in Afghanistan $1000 per head to kill U.S. soldier My first reaction was “No kidding” but as the day goes on and I see more and more people posting this headline and reacting in shock I became more and more annoyed. I want to know where [...]
Ok I have despised Westboro Baptist Church for years. anyone who can find glee in the death of a soldier or Marine is just sick in my humble opinion. They have the right to protest and to their opinions but there is a time and a place for everything and funerals are not it. For [...]
I was not going to post this but decided maybe I should. It is a letter to Former Pres. George W Bush.
Dear Pres. Bush,
I’ve put off writing this letter for two years but two events this week have made me see that I truly need share my words. One was walking into the middle of [...]
It’s one thing to hear about or even see pictures and video of something, it’s something completely different to actually experience it. I have read about anti war protest.. I’ve seen the videos and pictures. .. and yes they were upsetting. I have listened to others talk about their experiences at antiwar protest and thought [...]
Opsecs people OPSECS!!!! … if you don’t know what those are and are in the military or love someone in the military it means Operational Security. It’s information our enemies would LOVE to have! This solider could have gotten his entire unit killed. Military personnel can’t always tell you where they are what they are [...]
It’s been two years since we lost our Pokey. I don’t care what anyone says about time healing or it gets better in time, fact is it doesn’t. If anything it gets harder. As I watch his friends get married and start families I am happy for them but I mourn one more thing my [...]
I don’t think I have ever truly said good bye to my son. There was a moment at the funeral when they had put the casket on the hearse and I wanted with every fiber of my being to walk through the parted crowd and kiss it and say good bye..but someone turned me to [...]
2 years ago today my son called from Iraq………..
About 2 am my phone rang. I looked an saw it was Iraq.. my son. I answered with ” What’s wrong?” A very excited almost child like in excitement voice answered ” Mommy Mommy Mommy it’s snowing in Iraq” I could almost see him bouncing up and [...]
I was asked by James Hooker if he could include a picture of my son in his most recent video. Now I have been familiar with James’ music for a little more than a year now and I know his love and respect for our troops so I did not have to think twice about [...]