VETERANS DAY, 2019


Dearest Readers: Today is Veterans Day in the USA. A day to give thanks to those who served. Those who gave all. And those who served, fought and came home to America. My husband is a Veteran of the Vietnam conflict. Notice, I said Conflict, not war. Durng that time, the legislators referred Vietnam asContinue reading “VETERANS DAY, 2019”

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”

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”

TODAY IS — HEART DAY…


Dearest Readers: Today, according to my headline is “Heart Day.” Perhaps you are a bit curious as to why I say today is Heart Day. Allow me to explain. The morning of February 4, 1998 I awoke, dreading the day. My dad was at Roper Hospital on the 5th floor, fighting desperately and oh soContinue reading “TODAY IS — HEART DAY…”

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”

Happy Veterans Day


Today is a Veterans Day. A day to be thankful for all that we are blessed to share in the United States of America. A day to give thanks, and a day to remember those who fought the wars and never returned home. I was blessed to have my husband return home. No, he wasContinue reading “Happy Veterans Day”

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!”