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Conversation with Robert

Conversation with Robert My daughter Mai did not consider Robert a suitor– he was an acquaintance– so we were surprised when he made the effort to come for a visit while on leave from active duty in Iraq. Perhaps he … Continue reading

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My Whiff of of War

My Whiff of War On the morning of Jan. 16, 1991, my phone rang. The light of dawn had not yet entered my bedroom window. I answered on the second ring,  knowing what I’d hear. “The war has started! They’ve … Continue reading

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