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Family History: Waking the Warrior

Posted by on Aug 11, 2016

Family history just isn’t complete without describing meaningful occasions. Most of us use  photo albums, but a memoir of the event preserves a highly personal description capturing elements that perhaps won’t be remembered by those thumbing through Mitchell commissioning program 2016albums in future years. Despite “gratitude” expressed at every departure and arrival these days, not so many U.S. families service careers.  We celebrated a young man beginning military service recently and this memoir is my attempt to capture the experience.


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Posted by on Jul 19, 2016

Millions of them…….

                             birds on beachFull-time caregivers deserve a medal and may well qualify for sainthood (mostly) but not for benefits.  If accepted workplace standards for health and welfare were applied, most would be due a vacation.   They are for the most part unpaid, whether volunteers or not.  Chances are pretty good that they won’t get that vacation. 

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