HAPPY VETERAN’S DAY


Dearest Readers: It is with heartfelt pride I extend a proud and Happy Veteran’s Day to all Veterans who served our country. I have a heart filled with love, respect and pride for ALL VETERANS, especially the Veterans of the “Vietnam conflict.” As my loyal readers know, I am married to a Vietnam Veteran. MarriedContinue reading “HAPPY VETERAN’S DAY”

HAPPY THANKSGIVING


Dearest Readers: This will probably be one of the shortest posts I’ve written lately. Not because it isn’t important – simply because I must get back to the kitchen to make certain my Tom Turkey is roasting properly. Today is a day for the United States of America to celebrate Thanksgiving, and to give ThanksContinue reading “HAPPY THANKSGIVING”

Welcome Home — Vietnam Veterans Day


Dearest Readers: Did you know March 29, 2015 was Vietnam Veterans Day??? What?!??? You did not know? Why didn’t the news media share this information? Good question which I do not have the answer! I confess, I have a special place, bonded tightly within my heart for Vietnam Veterans; after all, my husband is aContinue reading “Welcome Home — Vietnam Veterans Day”

HURRY UP AND WAIT… PLAYING THE WAITING GAME AT THE VA HOSPITAL


Dearest Readers: Listed below is a story based on true experiences shared at the VA Hospital in Charleston, SC – March 2011. I am happy to report, these scenarios have not been experienced by my husband since that time. Now, with so many investigations ongoing regarding the Veterans Administration, I thought it appropriate to shareContinue reading “HURRY UP AND WAIT… PLAYING THE WAITING GAME AT THE VA HOSPITAL”

PTSD, Lack of Medical Care, and Blue Water Navy Dioxin Exposure The Emotional Wars Necessary to Wake Up the VA


After my marriage to a soldier, I was blissful of our future life together. Kissing him goodbye at the Charleston, South Carolina Airport I was fearful of what he would be like when he returned, or what would happen to me, if he did not make it home. Young and excited, I believed the militaryContinue reading “PTSD, Lack of Medical Care, and Blue Water Navy Dioxin Exposure The Emotional Wars Necessary to Wake Up the VA”

To All of My Readers Thank You For Your Interest and Comments


Dearest Readers: This will be brief, due to an eye infection, I must not be on the computer for any length of time; however, since I’ve had so many readers inquire as to how difficult it is to blog, write…etc…I would like to respond. Many of you have stated you keep a journal. As aContinue reading “To All of My Readers Thank You For Your Interest and Comments”

FOR THOSE AFFECTED VIA THE VIETNAM WAR — SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT


Received these statistics from a reputable source. These stats and numbers are astounding and disturburbing when read carefully.  They tell a very interesting tale about our society and in my opinion a sickness in that society and sadness…………………….DD   A slightly different set of statistics about the veterans and casualties. +++++ VIETNAM VETERAN STATISTICS InContinue reading “FOR THOSE AFFECTED VIA THE VIETNAM WAR — SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT”

9th Infantry Division Reunion – Thoughts Before My Second Cup of Coffee!


Dearest Readers: The posting below is one I wrote in the wee early morning hours of my husband’s Vietnam Veterans Reunion, held here in Charleston. This just shows, I should not post until I am completely awake. Somehow, I posted these comments in the comments section, not in the blog. This should teach me thatContinue reading “9th Infantry Division Reunion – Thoughts Before My Second Cup of Coffee!”

The 9th Infantry Division, Commo Platoon Reunion Begins In Charleston, SC


Just wanted to share an image from the Vietnam Vets Reunion – pictured are Dusty Dewberry, Founder and Greg Ellis, who assists. Never have I met a more enjoyable group of people…the band of brothers and their lovely wives. Such a great group. I truly hated to see the reunion end. More photos and detailsContinue reading “The 9th Infantry Division, Commo Platoon Reunion Begins In Charleston, SC”