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Thoughts on Veterans Day

 

November 13, 2019

Today as I write this it is Veterans Day. Our particular school does not let kids have the day off. Why? I have to wonder. This town is nothing if not military; we have how many stations or bases? I think we have gone astray from the honor and distinction we should acknowledge. Some things are just worth it, and those who served our wonderful country deserve our pause and our respect.

My grandfather served as a sailor. My father a pilot for the Army. My son, a Navy veteran now, as well. I am so very proud of them.

One thing I was not prepared for was the difference in my son when he returne...



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