Adventures in Widowland

It’s Okay to Cry….

…. Sometimes, it’s okay to cry. Sometimes it’s even necessary, to be able to function.  Here is one such instance: It’s just a band concert.

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Pentagon To the Rescue

To say I’m glad to see other stories of soldiers whose service and sacrifice has been so blatantly dismissed by the military is a comfort

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Military/National Stories of Interest

Army Times Story on the Purple Heart Controversy

The Army Times posted a story about my family’s continued efforts to secure Lou’s Purple Heart. (Read the story here.) As the widow of someone who was first murdered, and then determined by the military to be unworthy of recognition, it is enormously refreshing that the Army Times, unlike most of the rest of the media, continues to believe in the merit of this effort and Lou’s legacy. I knew this article would bring about both positive and negative responses from the Army Times extensive audience. I didn’t quite expect the level of unabashed animosity in some of the responses, but sticks and stones…

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Adventures in Widowland

My Widow New Year’s

No bedazzled ball will drop. No throngs will gather to count it down, and tomorrow is just another work day. None of that will alter

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How to Woo a Widow

We all secretly like to be teased a little. Seduced, even. Allow me to indulge that side of you with the first chapter of my

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