Christopher Kyle was born April 8, 1974 survived four tours to Iraq and was tragically murdered by a fellow serviceman on February 2, 2013. Recently a movie titled “American Sniper” has come out with the permission and assistance of his wife. This movie has gotten a lot of praise as well as a lot of criticism. Dubbed the “Devil of Ramadi” by Iraqi Insurgents, Chris Kyle’s legacy is being attacked by the people who he fought to protect. Continue reading
Typically I leave the relationship and family stuff up to Suga to write but this week marks a major milestone in my life and I don’t quite know how I feel about it. I figured I would share with you all since I know we all deal with loss of life differently. On September 11, 2001 I lost a friend of mine in the attacks on the World Trade Center. Then a few years later I lost my grandmother on September 11, 2004. This marks 10 years that I have been trying to deal with a loss that is so profound there are no words. Continue reading
I am a single woman living on my own. My best friend is being evicted from her apartment and needs somewhere to stay. She wants to come with her 2 small children. I have no children but of course I wouldn’t invite her and not the children. The only problem is she wants her man to come as well. I’m not okay with that in the least. The main reason is because she works and he doesn’t. Am I wrong?
Trying to Be a Good Friend
This holiday I wanted to take a minute to honor those who have lost their lives for this country. Before I take this article to its true Wonderland potential of crime and conspiracy I want to share a bit of information about the lives that have been lost to keep this country free. In World War I there were 320,518 US service members dead or wounded and 3,350 missing. During the course of World War II 1,076,245 were dead or wounded by the end and 30,314 missing. The end of the Korean War had 128,650 dead or wounded with 4,759 missing. During the course of the 20 years of the Vietnam War there were 211,454 that had died or been wounded and 2,489 that were missing. As of February this year the number of MIA is now 1,643. And the current War on Terror has left us with 57,614 dead or wounded and 3 missing in action. Since The American Revolutionary War in 1775 to Present day 2,717,991 young men and women have lost life or limb for this country and 38,159 have gone missing in action. All gave some, and some gave all. Please remember that this holiday weekend. Continue reading