Category Archives: Military Stories

Honoring Our Veterans

The past few days I have been thinking on what to write to about for Veterans Day. Most of know the history of Veterans Day or Armistice Day and in case you do not just click on this link: Veterans … Continue reading

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In Remembrance

* I along with my DH wrote this for Memorial Day 2011. I would like to post it again in honor of an American solider who died serving his country in Vietnam.  Ray was one of my husbands best friends … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger!

A few weeks ago I was asked to be a guest blogger for Future.Flying.Saucers. This was the first time I had ever been asked to write an article, outside of school that is and I did not even have to … Continue reading

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From Letters To Emails

The other day I had emailed a fellow Blue Star mom who also has a daughter and son in law in the Army.  We mentioned the wonderful world of technology and the ability to be in constant contact with our … Continue reading

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The Story of a Common Soldier

The Story of a Common Soldier of Army Life in the Civil War, 1861-1865 by Leander Stillwell Leander was born on September 16, 1843 in Illinois and raised on his father’s farm.  When he was not yet 18 years old … Continue reading

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Independence Day

July 4 a day off from work, and for fireworks, picnics, a day at the beach and department store sales.   Today is not about our pleasures; it is about men and women who were tired of living under the iron hand of … Continue reading

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