Archive for March 2016

Beauty in Death

This is another in the series, “Blogapalooza”. The rules are simple, at exactly 9:00pm on a predetermined date, a topic is announced. Tonight’s challenge is, “Write about something you find beautiful that you feel others may not understand”. Something sad and wonderful, tragic and beautiful happened. To many, the words wonderful and beautiful being associated... Read more »

Truth in Pictures

Truth in Pictures
A patriotic story, or really any story, is made more impactful when paired with a visually arresting picture. And what could be more arresting than a young woman crying on a flag draped casket on a tarmac? The story behind the picture is a blank that gets filled in through the tear-blurred eyes of the... Read more »
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    Born and bred in Chicago, now living in the wilds of far suburbia. I'm the Gold Star Mother of PFC Andrew Meari, KIA 11/1/10 in Kandahar, Afghanistan. I am far from a party line Republican as my views are generally politically conservative and but socially liberal. I don't like labels or boxes as the former is insufficient to describe a person and the latter limits a person. I believe in this country, our Constitution and above all, in the rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. I believe our government is supposed to serve the people, not tell them how to live. To me, this is just common sense but since it seems to be a minority opinion, it has become "Uncommon Sense".

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